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Kings & Queens of England
     

Kings & Queens of England

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by Nigel Cawthorne
 
Kings & Queens of England is an entertaining account of the larger-than-life characters that have ruled England through the ages. Divided into easy-reference chapters based on the ruling dynasties of England, it follows the fascinating history of monarchs from the first Saxon kings to the Windsors of the present day. Author Nigel Cawthorne paints vivid portraits of a

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Kings & Queens of England is an entertaining account of the larger-than-life characters that have ruled England through the ages. Divided into easy-reference chapters based on the ruling dynasties of England, it follows the fascinating history of monarchs from the first Saxon kings to the Windsors of the present day. Author Nigel Cawthorne paints vivid portraits of a mixed bunch of rulers ranging from the drunken and debauched merry monarch Charles II to the idealized domesticity and colonial ambition of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

. Box features on special topics
. Includes over 190 images
. Timelines for each dynasty

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848580367
Publisher:
Arcturus Publishing
Publication date:
09/30/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
179,577
File size:
17 MB
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Meet the Author

Nigel Cawthorne studied at University College, London, where he gained an Honours degree in Physics, before turning to writing as a career. He has been a writer and editor for over 25 years, the last 21 freelance. He has written, contributed to and edited more than sixty books, including Fighting Them On The Beaches: D-Day, 6 June 1944, The Battle of Britain, Vietnam: A War Lost and Won, Stalin, and The Story of the SS. His work has also appeared in over a hundred and fifty newspapers, magazines and partworks on both sides of the Atlantic - from the Sun to the Financial Times, and includes contributions to Nam, Eyewitness Nam and The Falklands War. Nigel also visited Vietnam with the legendary Tim Page, where he researched the material for Nam, Eyewitness Nam, and The Bamboo Cage. He is also the creator of websites on the Battle of Hastings, and Pearl Harbor.

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Kings & Queens of England 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good and thorough and surprisingly easy and fun to read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Have the hard copy! Very informational
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing amazing book