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. Every monarch who ever wore the crown in England, Scotland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom is described in these pages, from the early heptarchy to the Windsors who occupy Buckingham Palace today, and the key events of each reign are presented in a clear and concise chronology.
With portraits, family trees, and over 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, this is an entertaining and informative reference book for the entire family—whether royal or otherwise.
About Plantagenet Somerset Fry
Plantagenet Somerset Fry was a British author and historian who wrote more than 50 books. A student of law and history at Oxford University, he funded his education by two appearances on the TV game show Double Your Money. He… More about Plantagenet Somerset Fry