The Kings & Queens of Britain

The Kings & Queens of Britain

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This browsable dictionary gives a detailed history of the kings and queens of Britain, ranging from mythical and early pre-conquest rulers to the present House of Windsor. Covering English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish Monarchs, the entries are ordered in sections, by regions for pre-1066monarchs (Romano-British rulers, Viking York), and then by royal lines (Tudors, Hanoverians). From King Arthur to Queen Victioria, Owain Glyn Dwr to Oliver Cromwell, the dictionary gives comprehensive coverage of the rulers, their regnal dates, policies, characters, and the roles they played inshaping history.Detailed boxed entries give information on themes such as Coronations and Regalia, and on significant royal residences or traditions like Sandringham House and Touching for the King's EvilFully illustrated: there are images of various monarchs, as well as regional maps and genealogiesAn ideal reference work for students of history at school or college, as well as in the home
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2004.
ISBN: 9780198609568
Call Number: 941.0099 CANNON
Characteristics: 416 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm
Subjects: Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Kings -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Additional Contributors: Hargreaves, Anne
Alternative Title: Kings and queens of Britain


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