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  • British History For Dummiesby Sean Lang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    This book is a riotous, irreverent account of the people and events that have shaped Britain. Always getting those kings and queens confused? Never sure what happened when? Then you need this book. Inside you'll find rip-roaring stories of power-mad kings, executions, invasions, high treason, global empire building, and forbidden love ? not bad for... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchyby James Panton

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 99.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy provides a chronology starting with the year 495 and continuing to the present day, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and other aspects of British culture, society, economy,... more...

  • A Short History of Early Modern Englandby Peter C. Herman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 27.95

    A Short History of Early Modern England presents the historical and cultural information necessary for a richer understanding of English Renaissance literature. Written in a clear and accessible style for an undergraduate level audience Gives an overview of the period?s history as well as an understanding of the historiographic issues Explores... more...

  • Mistresses of Henry VIIIby Kelly Hart

    The History Press 2010; US$ 13.11

    Seventeen-year-old Henry VIII was 'a youngling, he cares for nothing but girls and hunting.' Henry was considered a demi-god by his subjects, so each woman he chose was someone who had managed to stand out in a crowd of stunning ladies. This book offers an insight into the love life of Henry, and the twelve women who knew the man behind the mask. more...

  • Elizabeth I, the People's Queenby Kerrie Logan Hollihan

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    One of England?s most fascinating monarchs is brought to life in this hands-on study for young minds. Combining projects, pictures, and sidebars with an authoritative biography, children will develop an understanding of the Reformation, Shakespearean England, and how Elizabeth?s 45-year reign set the stage for the English Renaissance and marshaled her... more...

  • On Royaltyby Jeremy Paxman

    PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 14.95

    A hugely entertaining look at the institution of monarchy by Britain's most combative and best-loved broadcaster more...

  • The Young Elizabethby Alison Plowden

    The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57

    Elizabeth I is perhaps England's most famous monarch. Born in 1533, the product of the doomed marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth was heir to her father's title, then disinherited and finally imprisoned her half sister Mary. Her childhood was one of fear and danger, she was aware from the outset that the eyes of the world were upon her... more...

  • Elizabeth Reginaby Alison Plowden

    The History Press 2011; US$ 13.11

    Biography of the life and reign of Elizabeth I of England, who ruled for 45 years from 1558. more...

  • Queen Elizabeth IIby David Arscott

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49

    EIIR Queen Elizabeth II, 60 Years a Queen, A Very Peculiar History' uniquely explores the life and times of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as we approach her 2012 Diamond Jubilee. The story that unfolds is one of doughty determination - the story of a young monarch who finds herself thrust into a new world of relentless public exposure, whose own... more...

  • Bastard Princeby Beverley A. Murphy

    The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57

    It took Henry VIII 28 years, three wives, and a break with Rome before he secured a legitimate male heir. Yet he already had the illegitimate Henry Fitzroy. Fitzroy was born in 1519 after the King's affair with Elizabeth Blount. He was the only illegitimate offspring ever acknowledged by Henry VIII, and Cardinal Wolsey was even one of his Godparents.... more...