A fascinating illustrated guide to the British royal family, this book covers individual members of the family, the succession, royal duties, the royal household, royal residences, and a look back over the history of British monarchs. To place the royal family in context, the first section traces the family trees of the English, Welsh, Scottish, and British royal houses. Each member of the royal family is profiled showing their duties and responsibilities. Royal rituals such as the State opening of Parliament and the Trooping of the Color are described together with a royal calendar of events. There is information about the royal residences such as Buckingham Palace and St. James' Palace together with illustrations showing the main buildings in each house or castle. An A–Z of royal places provides invaluable information for visitors.
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Collins Gems are smartly designed pocket reference guides, providing knowledge at a glance on a wide variety of popular and timely topics. Packed with color photos and illustrations, and sporting durable flexi–bindings, these unique quick–reference books offer the minimum in size and the maximum in useful information.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007197101