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6 edition of The Kings and Queens of England (Revealing History) found in the catalog.

The Kings and Queens of England (Revealing History)

by W. M. Ormrod

  • 57 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Rank & titles,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • Historical - British,
  • Royalty,
  • GREAT BRITAIN_HISTORY,
  • GREAT BRITAIN_KINGS AND RULERS,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7982368M
    ISBN 100752425986
    ISBN 109780752425986

      A royal assembly of British monarchs, spanning over 1, years of history, fills the pages of this exciting coloring book. Beginning with Alfred the Great (who ruled from ‒) and ending with the reigning queen, Elizabeth II, this regal parade invites you to have fun coloring while you learn fascinating facts about thirty rulers who have played important Price: $ Kings and Queens of England (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Kings and Queens of England. Author. Brenda Ralph Lewis. Publisher. Readers Digest. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a.

    Share - The Kings and Queens of England (, Paperback) The Kings and Queens of England (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review. About this product. item 1 The Kings and Queens of England by Mark Ormrod Hardback Book The Fast Free - The Kings and Queens of England by Mark Ormrod Hardback Book The Fast Free. $ Last one Free. There have been 12 British monarchs since the political union of the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland on 1 May England and Scotland had been in personal union since 24 March On 1 January , the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland merged, which resulted in the creation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

    This timeline details all Kings and Queens of England from to present day. Since England and Wales have shared the monarch. Since England, Wales and Scotland have shared a monarch. Kings and Queens of England From Before the Norman Conquest to the Act of Union with – Fought against the Danes; military reforms – Legend of the cakes – Doom Book • Æthelred the Unready and ) – Name mistranslated from “noble -counsel” or last Queen of England and Queen of Scots and first Queen of Great.


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The Kings and Queens of England (Revealing History) by W. M. Ormrod Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is arranged chronologically with significant details about each king or queen, usually a page or two per individual so you are not overwhelmed by information. I found it a useful introduction to the history of the The Kings and Queens of England book monarchy/5(90).

The monarchs of England and Scotland are brought to vivid life in this full-color exploration of the royal houses of Great Britain.

Featuring expertly written histories and a colorful pull-out poster with a timeline of the royal houses, Kings & Queens of England and Scotland is the perfect gift for lovers of all things royal.4/5(23). A compact visual guide to the royal heritage of Great Britain. From the first Saxon king to Charles, Prince of Wales, Kings & Queens of England & Scotland conveys the drama and history of Britain's royal lineage.

Private lives, public perceptions, and pageants are all gloriously illustrated with portraits, family trees, and photographs of artifacts/5(55). This book is a high level overview of the lives of the kings and queens of England. Do not expect an in-depth analysis of each King and Queen. A lot of characters, plots and events are mentioned, without any background explanation.

Therefore, for someone who doesn't have much knowledge of the English history, 4/5. This book takes you from AD up to Elizabeth II and is a small book so you know you're not getting any in-depth information but it's a good starting point.

Another slightly more detailed reference I have is Richard Cavendish and Pip Leahy's KINGS AND QUEENS: The story of Britain's monarchs from pre-Roman times to today/5(14).

The Kings and Queens of England. A richly illustrated history of the lives and reigns of the Kings and Queens of England. For each monarch there is a detailed timeline, and the narrative is further amplified by display quotations, feature boxes, and panels of key biographical facts.4/5.

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Did you know that Henry I pushed a man from the top /5. This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England.

Alfred styled himself King of the Anglo-Saxons from aboutand while he was not the first king to claim to rule all of the English, his rule represents the start of the first unbroken line of kings.

Kings & Queens of England This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext.

Kings of Wessex (West Saxons) name dynasty or house reign; 1 Athelstan was king of Wessex and the first king of all England. 2 James VI of Scotland became also James I of England in Upon accession to the English throne, he styled himself "King of Great Britain" and was so proclaimed.

Of these five Cardinal books it is worth noting that George IV was the only one of the five not published in a paperback version in the s when Weidenfeld and Nicholson reissued fourteen of the titles in that format.

No evidence was found that Cardinal published any further Kings and Queens of England series titles after these five in This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in dia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject dia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).

Book This book does not require a rating on the. From the reign of Alfred the Great - the first king of Wessex to call himself 'king of England' - in the 9th century, to the shock of Norman invasion in the 11th, and from the brutal vicissitudes of late medieval kingship to the comfortable ceremonial of modern-day constitutional monarchy, the story of England's kings and queens is to a large degree that of England herself.4/5(1).

After the act of Union in the king or queen is more correctly called the monarch of Great Britain. HOUSE OF WESSEX. Alfred the Great. Edward the Elder. Edmund the Magnificent.

Eadwig (Edwy) All-Fair. Edgar the Peaceable. Edward the Martyr. Aethelred II (Ethelred the Unready) and Edmund II (Ironside) Svein III:   From the reign of Alfred the Great - the first king of Wessex to call himself 'king of England' - in the 9th century, to the shock of Norman invasion in the 11th, and from the brutal vicissitudes of late medieval kingship to the comfortable ceremonial of modern-day constitutional monarchy, the story of England's kings and queens is to a large degree that of England herself.

Kings and Queens of England is an entertaining account of the larger-than-life characters that have ruled England through the ages.

Divided into easy-reference chapters based on the ruling dynasties of England, it follows the fascinating history of monarchs from the first Saxon kings to the Windsors of the present day/5(6).

This illustrated book covers all Kings and Queens of England from the first Anglo-Saxon Kings to the current queen, Elizabeth II. It describes how the Crown changed hands as a result of conquest and how the Crown has battled Brand: MobileReference.

The Kings and Queens of England book series by multiple authors includes books Life and Times of Edward III, Life and Times of Queen Anne (Kings & Queens), The Life and Times of Mary Tudor, and several more. See the complete Kings and Queens of England series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

From Alfred the Great to Queen Elizabeth II, this is the story of one of the oldest monarchies in the world. Discover how Britain’s history has been shaped by the lives, loves, triumphs and tragedies of its kings and queens, brought vividly to life in this stunning hardback book with majestic portraits, colourful timelines and family trees.

From the reign of Alfred the Great—the first king of Wessex to call himself ‘king of England’—in the ninth century, to the shock of the Norman invasion in the 11th, and from the brutal vicissitudes of late medieval kingship to the comfortable ceremonial of modern-day constitutional monarchy, the story of England’s kings and queens is to a large degree that of England /5(2).

That said, this book by Nicholas Best is a nice brief overview of the Kings and Queens of England from William I () to Elizabeth II (present).

It includes a nice photograph of each king and queen as well as brief description of their reign/5(5).