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The kings & queens of England / Ian Crofton.

Crofton, Ian. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 929.7 CRO (Text) 31951004275431 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781435129658
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Metro Books, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Anglo-Saxons and Norse kings -- The Normans -- The Plantagenets -- The Tudors -- The Stuarts -- The house of Hanover -- The house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha -- The house of Windsor -- Appendix: dynastic family trees.
Summary, etc.:
The Kings & Queens of England offers elegant portraits of 59 English monarchs from Harold II to Henry VIII, and from Athelred the Unready to Elizabeth II. Each sovereign is concisely and memorably profiled and the impact of his or her rule on wider English, and indeed world history, clearly described and analyzed. For every king and queen there is a detailed timeline of key events, and the narrative is further amplified by quotations, feature boxes, panels of key biographical facts, and--last but not least--by 135 lavish full-color images.
Subject: Great Britain > Kings and rulers > Biography.
Queens > Great Britain > Biography.

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