Kings & Queens of England & Scotland


This handbook covers the life and times of every king and queen of England and Scotland – from the Anglo-Saxon kings to the House of Windsor.

ISBN: 9781405373678 Author: Somerset, Fry, Plantagene Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Limited Publication Date: 3rd March 2014 Imprint: Dorling Kindersley Limited Cover: Paperback Dewey: 941.0099 (edition:22) Pages: 96 Language: English Edition: Revised Edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

From the Saxons to the Windsors, from the Tudors to Hanovers, Britain’s royal lineage is brought to life in the pages of this visual guide.

Kings and Queens of England and Scotland comprehensively chronicles the drama and fortunes of the royal dynasties. Confused about which Henry had six wives and which one was crowned at the age of eight? Want to know more about the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis? The year-by-year chronologies and major events of each monarch’s reign are extensively covered in this fascinating volume.

Tracing the history of Britain’s monarchs through family trees, this stylishly illustrated guide presents an insightful overview of the royal houses. Their private and public lives are encapsulated through contemporary poets, artefacts, paintings, and photographs.

Features on key achievements of each monarch help you get an in-depth knowledge of how they shaped the countries of England and Scotland to be what it is today.

With easy-to-read text and crisp biographies of each sovereign, Kings and Queens of England and Scotland is an essential encyclopaedia for history buffs of all ages.