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Complete Illustrated Guide to the Kings and Queens of Britain************* By Charles Phillips

Complete Illustrated Guide to the Kings and Queens of Britain*************

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Featuring the story of the British monarchy, this encyclopedia includes over 500 paintings and photographs, cartoons and drawings, engravings, artefacts and sculptures, which show how the royals have been viewed by every generation. The private life and public life of Princess Diana is also described, as well as her sudden tragic death.

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Complete Illustrated Guide to the Kings and Queens of Britain************* Summary


Complete Illustrated Guide to the Kings and Queens of Britain************* by Charles Phillips

The story of the British monarchy told in a stunningly detailed and painstakingly researched encyclopedia. In addition, over 500 paintings and photographs, cartoons and drawings, engravings, artefacts and sculptures show how the royals have been viewed by every generation. Key moments of constitutional crisis include the trial and execution of Charles I in 1649, and more recently the Abdication Crisis in 1936 when Edward VIII gave up the throne to marry American divorcee Mrs Wallace Simpson. The private life and public life of Princess Diana is described, as well as her sudden tragic death. A valuable reference book for any historian, this expert and authoritative guide will absorb, entertain and fascinate every reader interested in discovering more about one of the longest-running monarchies in the world.

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About Charles Phillips


Charles Phillips is a contributing author to the Chronicle of the Royal Family, and is author of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tartan, the Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya, and The Aztec and Maya World (all also published by Lorenz Books). He is an established writer of popular history, and a contributor to Cassell's Dictionary of Modern Britain, and to The Chronicle of Britain. He has a keen interest in British history and the story of the Royal Family, and was a key writer on Time Life's Myth and Mankind series, which blends mythology with the art of history of ancient cultures. Charles is a graduate of Oxford University and holds an MA from the University of Westminster, London.

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GOR002014712
Complete Illustrated Guide to the Kings and Queens of Britain************* by Charles Phillips
Charles Phillips
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Anness Publishing
2006-04-28
256
0754816281
9780754816287
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