The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens [NOOK Book]

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A record of Britain's kings and queens over 2000 years of history. It includes more than 1000 monarchs who have at some time ruled all or part of Britain. This includes the host of tribal and Saxon rulers prior to 1066 as well as famous monarchs such as Richard III, Elizabeth I and Charles II and all the rulers of Scotland and Wales. The book gives full details of the lives of the rulers as well as their wives, consorts, pretenders, usurpers and regents and is a geographical guide to where all Britain's monarchs ...
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Overview

A record of Britain's kings and queens over 2000 years of history. It includes more than 1000 monarchs who have at some time ruled all or part of Britain. This includes the host of tribal and Saxon rulers prior to 1066 as well as famous monarchs such as Richard III, Elizabeth I and Charles II and all the rulers of Scotland and Wales. The book gives full details of the lives of the rulers as well as their wives, consorts, pretenders, usurpers and regents and is a geographical guide to where all Britain's monarchs lived, ruled and died including their palaces, estates and resting places.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781472101136
  • Publisher: Constable & Robinson
  • Publication date: 6/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 840
  • Sales rank: 377,185
  • File size: 15 MB
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Time Chart
The Royal Book of Records 1
The Kingdoms of Britain 41
Pt. 1 The Dark Ages 65
A Pre-Roman Conquest 66
B-C Roman Occupation 81
B Roman Emperors 81
C Roman Governors 84
D The British Kingdoms 95
DA Northern Britain 95
DB Southern Britain 108
DC South-East & South-West 113
E The Welsh Kingdoms 121
EA Gwent and Glywysing 121
EB Ceredigion and Seisyllwg 130
EC Demetia and Dyfed 134
ED Venedotia and Gwynedd 139
EE Powys and the Marches 149
EF Gwerthrynion - Builth 156
EG Brycheiniog 158
EH Meirionydd 160
EI Dunoding 162
EJ Ergyng or Northern Gwent 162
F The Picts and Scots 164
FA The Picts 164
FB Strathclyde and Cumbria 183
FC Dal Riata Scots 192
G-M The Saxon Kingdoms 208
G Kent 208
GA Isle of Wight 226
H South Saxons 227
I East Saxons 232
J East Anglia 238
K Mercia 246
L Northumbria 269
M West Saxons 296
Pt. 2 The Fight for Britain 323
E The Welsh Kingdoms 324
EA Morgannwg 325
EB Deheubarth 330
ED Gwynedd 344
EE Medieval Powys 364
F The Scottish Kingdoms 375
FB Strathclyde 375
FC Scotland 379
FD Moray 413
N The Danish and Norse Kingdoms 417
NA The Western Isles 417
NB Orkney 437
NC Jorvik (York) 456
ND Danish East Anglia 466
The English and Normans 467
M Saxons and Danes 470
O The House of Normandy 498
Pt. 3 Uniting the Kingdom 535
The Scottish Kingdoms
NA Lords of the Isles 536
NB Orkney (Part 2) 541
FC Scotland 546
England and Wales
NA Kingdom of Man 580
O England and Great Britain 587
The World About Them 711
P-Q Legendary or Semi-Historical Kings 711
R-Y Associated Kingdoms 722
The Royal Gazetteer 749
Bibliography and Acknowledgements 804
Index 832
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2002

    Super book!

    I loved this book! I've always been interested in British history, and I learned tons from this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2001

    The Encyclopedia of the British Monarchy

    An absolute 'must have' for any person at all interested in the monarchs of Great Britain. VERY informative, easy to understand, and filled with trivial, as well as 'important', items. This volume is extremely easy to use.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2000

    Outstanding

    I found 'The Mammoth Book of Kings and Queens' to be very interesting, informative, descriptive, and easy to read. Well worth the expenditure!

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