The Book of the Kings and Queens of Britain (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Book of the Kings and Queens of Britain An overview of British monarchs from Cerdic First King of Wessex to George VI, this guide provides a regal chronology of Britain and contains many insights into the foibles of one of the world's constitutional institutions through the vagaries of war, pestilence, regicide, civil wars and marriage.
- Published: 05 May 2001
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781853263958 ISBN 10: 1853263958
- Sales rank: 428,277
Full description for The Book of the Kings and Queens of Britain
Dr G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville was the consultant for Burke's Royal Families of the World, and his major work was the Chronology of World History. This specially commissioned Book of the Kings & Queens of Britain, a magisterial and entertainingly written overview of British monarchs from Cerdic, First King of Wessex, to George VI, is an invaluable guide to the regal chronology of Britain, and contains many insights into the foibles of one of the world's most interesting and resilient constitutional monarchies - through the vagaries of war, pestilence, regicide, civil wars and marriage.