Explore the history of the British Isles in this celebrationof its monarchs, and the development of its finearchitectural legacy. The first half is a magnificentillustrated history of Britain's kings and queens, includingsuch internationally recognized characters as Henry VIIIand Elizabeth II. The second part focuses on manyfascinating historic sites in Britain and Ireland, includingTintagel, Windsor and Chatsworth. From castles to kings,from stately houses to statesmen and nobles, the legacyof Britain's past is an intrinsic part of the country today.
This expert and comprehensive guide to British royaltyand architecture will delight and inform every reader.