"Collins Keys" are illustrated guides to core subjects, providing authoritative, up-to-date information in an easy-to-access form. This is an illustrated guide to the monarchs of the British Isles and Ireland from pre-Saxon times to the present, now in an easy-reference format. It contains biographies and historical background to rulers from the ancient British chiefs through all the subsequent dynasties up to Elizabeth II. Included are: details of birth, parents, accession to the throne, coronation, authority, personal status, death date and burial place. This is an overview of his or her reign, outlining the major events and personal tragedies, the wars, celebrations and conspiracies. There is a survey of each dynasty and its impact on British history.
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Book Description Collins, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007158947