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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Philip Mansel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

Louis XIV wanted to conquer time and space - to push the borders of France which he inherited out into Flanders, Burgundy... [more]

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Queen of the World

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Queen of the World

Robert Hardman

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Paperback

It's also a glorious read' - William Shawcross, Spectator_____________________________Written by the renowned royal biographer,... [more]

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The Quest for Queen Mary

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The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

Biography: royalty; History; European history

Paperback

The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]

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Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

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Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

Chris Skidmore

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Paperback

A study in power - a fresh biography of Richard III by 'one of our brightest young historians' (David Starkey) [more]

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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Anna Pasternak

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history

Paperback

Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life?... [more]

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Mary Queen of Scots

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Mary Queen of Scots

Stefan Zweig

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

Paperback

Mary Stuart Queen of Scots, Queen of France and a claimant to the throne of England, was condemned for treason and executed... [more]

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The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth

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The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth

Matthew Lewis

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Paperback

A timely reexamination of the fate of the Princes in the Tower, crucially asking: `what if there was no murder?' [more]

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Queen Mary: The Official Biography

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Queen Mary: The Official Biography

James Pope-Hennessy

Biography: royalty; History

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The official biography of Queen Mary, grandmother of the current Queen, originally commissioned in 1959 - and subject of the... [more]

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Anna, Duchess of Cleves: The King's 'Beloved Sister'

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Anna, Duchess of Cleves: The King's 'Beloved Sister'

Heather R. Darsie

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

A fresh look at Anne of Cleves' life as a German noblewoman, and the Continental politics that affected her marriage. Did... [more]

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage

Ingrid Seward

Biography; Biography: royalty

Paperback

A revealing insight into the marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, available in paperback to mark 65 years since... [more]

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Mary Queen of Scots (Film Tie-In)

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Mary Queen of Scots (Film Tie-In)

John Guy

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history

Paperback

Now a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians... [more]

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Louis XIV: The Real King of Versailles

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Louis XIV: The Real King of Versailles

Josephine Wilkinson

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

A major new biography of France's most famous king, the longest-reigning monarch in European history, by acclaimed biographer... [more]

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The Black Prince

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The Black Prince

Michael Jones

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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A major new biography of the Black Prince: hero of the battles of Crecy and Poitiers and England's greatest medieval warrior.... [more]

$22.99

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The King's War

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The King's War

Mark Logue, Peter Conradi

Biography; Biography: royalty

Paperback

The extraordinary follow-up to the international bestseller The King's Speech [more]

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Paperback

Full of passion and betrayal, murder and war, the first volume of an epic new series from bestselling historian Alison Weir,... [more]

$24.99

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Elizabeth Revealed: 500 Facts About The Queen and Her World

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Elizabeth Revealed: 500 Facts About The Queen and Her World

Lucinda Hawksley

Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

A lively and affectionate celebration of The Queen's long and eventful life, offering glimpses into a monarch and a royal... [more]

$44.99

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Before Wallis: Edward VIII's Other Women

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Before Wallis: Edward VIII's Other Women

Rachel Trethewey

Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

First history to explore the women Edward VIII loved before Wallis Simpson dominated his life [more]

$49.99

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Bloody Mary: Tudor Terror, 1553-1558

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Bloody Mary: Tudor Terror, 1553-1558

Phil Carradice

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history

Paperback

The story of Bloody Mary, the most brutal of brutal Tudors. [more]

$34.99

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Royal Marriages: Diana, Camilla, Kate & Meghan and Princesses Who Did Not Live Happily Ever After

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Royal Marriages: Diana, Camilla, Kate & Meghan and Princesses Who Did Not...

Susanna De Vries

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

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Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, made history when she married Prince Harry. The divorced, bi-racial American, descended... [more]

$39.95

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A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II, Updated Edition

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A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II, Updated Edition

Michael Paterson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty

Paperback

A newly updated biography of life behind the Palace doors - a celebration of the 60 year reign of Elizabeth II. [more]

$22.99

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Margaret Tudor: The Life of Henry VIII's Sister

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Margaret Tudor: The Life of Henry VIII's Sister

Melanie Clegg

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A fresh look at the turbulent and dramatic life of Henry VIII's eldest sister. [more]

$52.99

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Behind the Throne: A Domestic History of the Royal Household

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Behind the Throne: A Domestic History of the Royal Household

Adrian Tinniswood

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Behind the Throne is a history of family life.<br /><br />The families concerned... [more]

$55.00

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

Nicholas J. Higham

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Hardback

A prominent scholar explores King Arthur's historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed... [more]

$59.99

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A Tudor Christmas

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A Tudor Christmas

Alison Weir, Siobhan Clarke

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Sociology: customs & traditions

Hardback

Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking `to drive the cold winter away'. Carol-singing,... [more]

$35.00

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

Morgan Ring

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

`Expertly researched, zestfully written, acutely intelligent in its historical judgements, this masterly biography finally... [more]

$19.99

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