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Riassunto: A record of Britain's kings and queens over 2000 years of history. It includes more than 1000 monarchs who have at some time ruled all or part of Britain. This includes the host of tribal and Saxon rulers prior to 1066 as well as famous monarchs such as Richard III, Elizabeth I and Charles II and all the rulers of Scotland and Wales. The book gives full details of the lives of the rulers as well as their wives, consorts, pretenders, usurpers and regents and is a geographical guide to where all Britain's monarchs lived, ruled and died including their palaces, estates and resting places.
From Booklist: The result of some 30 years of research by a prolific writer on British royalty, this chronology provides biographical information on more than 1,000 sovereigns from approximately 100 B.C. to Elizabeth II, a period of more than 2,000 years. The volume opens with "The Royal Book of Records," consisting of such lists as the longest and shortest reigns, the youngest monarchs to die, and the oldest monarchs to be married. Ashley points out that most chronologies of the British monarchy start with Egbert (802^-839). He believes, however, that there is sufficient credibility in Welsh legend to accept the authenticity of the Beli Mawr, a semi-legendary British king who was probably a historical figure, as the starting point for this survey, which is divided into three sections: "The Dark Ages" (from around 100 B.C. to around 900), "The Fight for Britain" (from around 900 to 1300), and "Uniting the Kingdom" (from 1300 to the present). Each section has numerous letter-coded subsections in order to cover all of the kingdoms and royal houses that by the Act of Union in 1707 formally brought Scotland, England, and Wales together into a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Biographical entries, supported throughout with time lines, maps, and family trees, vary in length from a line or two to several pages. They are current to at least August 1997 and the death of Diana. Longer entries critically assess the king or queen's reign. Concluding the chronological survey is a section called "The World Around Them," containing biographies of legendary or semi-historical kings of Britain and Scotland; and charts for other kingdoms in Europe whose rulers either had some dominion over Britain or vice versa. This is followed by a gazetteer of sites with a strong royal connection, a bibliography (current to 1997), and an index.
Written in a lively style and covering more than 2,000 years and 1,000 monarchs (more than any previous compilation), The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens will be a useful resource for academic and public libraries.
Titolo: Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens (...
Casa editrice: Robinson Publishing
Data di pubblicazione: 1999
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Codice libro della libreria GOR001594756
Descrizione libro Robinson, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. A clean, tight copy. No markings. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. Codice libro della libreria mon0000529117
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing, 1999. Taschenbuch. Condizione libro: Gut. 864 Seiten Kanten etwas berieben, SK etwas gebräunt, momentan leichter Tabakgeruch, bei Bestellung unter Umständen komplett verflogen, da Bücher gut und ständig belüftet werden. Rik220328 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1238. Codice libro della libreria 33030
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing, 2000. Soft cover. Condizione libro: Fine. Fine un-creased soft cover,no inscriptionS,almost mint condition.2000,edition.808,pages. Codice libro della libreria 23560
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Codice libro della libreria GD-182-96-7650817
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing. Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Codice libro della libreria 2738946483
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing, 1999. Condizione libro: Sehr gut. 1. (?) Auflage / first paperback ed.. 808 Seiten. Ecken alle leicht beriebenBuchdeckel leicht abstechend, Rückseite m. sehr zarten Lagerspuren in der Fläche, Flächen insgesamt noch sehr gut, Schnitt rundum hell, jede Seite jew. m. einem winzigen Schmutzstrich, Seiten textsauber, knick,-u. einrißfrei, sehr gut, fast wie neu. ISBN: 9781841190969 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1139 Broschur, 22,8 x 15,6 x 5,0 cm. Codice libro della libreria 103549
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: As New. Like new condition. Codice libro della libreria XX-182-96-7650817
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 1841190969
Descrizione libro Robinson Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX1841190969