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The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain

by Derek Wilson Quercus (December 09, 2014)

Plantagenet is the name given to the English royal house descended from the union of Queen Matilda of England and her second husband Geoffrey of Anjou. The name derived from Geoffrey's nickname, which came from...

Cleopatra the Great

by Dr. Joann Fletcher HarperCollins (May 17, 2011)

World-Renowned Egyptologist Dr. Joann Fletcher offers an unparalleled look at one of history’s most fascinating leaders—Politician, Mother, and Goddess—the legendary Cleopatra.

The subject of myth for more...

Blood Royal

by John Pearson Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

When Lady Diana Spencer married the Prince of Wales in 1981, very little attention was given to her feudal family. The once powerful Spencer dynasty was in disarray and seemed to have outlived its usefulness....

Fanfare for Elizabeth

by Edith Sitwell Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

Sitwell's Fanfare for Elizabeth is a striking account of love, betrayal, and religion as it unfolds in the court of King Henry VIII. Sitwell navigates elegantly through the capricious nature both of Henry's...

The Ultimate Family

by John Pearson Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

In recent times the British monarchy has become an 'ultimate family' of international superstars, their adventures and personalities transmitted round the globe like episodes in the world's most popular soap...

Good King Richard?

by Jeremy Potter Bloomsbury Publishing (April 20, 2014)

Richard III, the so-called 'last English King of England' and the wicked uncle of tradition, is the most controversial and enigmatic of monarchs. Could he really have been as sinister as he was painted by Tudor...

Now You Know Royalty

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (June 29, 2009)

The crown prince of Q&A, Doug Lennox, is at it again, this time with a cornucopia of facts and frivolities about the escapades, excesses, and extravagances of the worlds monarchies, past and present. From betrayal...

Prince Harry: Brother, Soldier, Son

by Penny Junor Grand Central Publishing (September 09, 2014)

The authoritative biography of Prince Harry by noted royal family biographer Penny Junor, author of Prince William: The Man Who Will Be King and The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor.

Prince Harry,...

Kate: The Making of a Princess

by Claudia Joseph HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

Kate by Claudia Joseph, is a true-life fairy tale: the biography of Kate Middleton, Princess-in-Waiting, who is quite possibly poised to be the next Queen of England. The extraordinary Cinderella story of the...

William and Kate

by Christopher Andersen Gallery Books (November 22, 2010)

With a new chapter on the birth of the royal baby and 17 new photos, the complete story of the romance and marriage of William and Kate and their son, George Alexander Louis Windsor, His Royal Highness Prince...

Memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar

by Emily Ruete Dover Publications (February 07, 2012)

This 19th-century autobiography offers a rare inside look at the society surrounding a sultan's palace. A real-life princess in exile recalls her vanished world of harems, slave trading, and court intrigues....

The Last Knight

by Norman F. Cantor Free Press (May 11, 2010)

There may not be a more fascinating a historical period than the late fourteenth century in Europe. The Hundred Years' War ravaged the continent, yet gallantry, chivalry, and literary brilliance flourished in...


by Robert Lacey Free Press (June 24, 2008)

For more than fifty years, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor -- who became Elizabeth II, Queen of England on February 6, 1952 -- has been loved and loathed, revered and feared, applauded and criticized by her...


by Tim Clayton & Phil Craig Atria Books (December 10, 2013)

Based on the groundbreaking ITV/The Learning Channel documentary series, and drawn from years of research and dozens of interviews with friends and associates speaking on the record for the first time, Diana...

Royal Mistresses of the House of Hanover-Windsor

by Susanna De Vries Pirgos Press (January 16, 2013)

The genuine love match between Prince William and Kate Middleton has rekindled enthusiasm for the British monarchy. In the past, young princes reluctantly entered into arranged marriages and took mistresses....

Diana: A Portrait In Her Own Words

by Bill Adler HarperCollins e-books (December 28, 2010)

In between her fairy-tale wedding and her premature death, there lived the most beloved royal presence of our century, surely as multifaceted as any celebrity of our time. The radical twists and turns in her...

Six Wives

by David Starkey HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

No one in history had a more eventful career in matrimony than Henry VIII. His marriages were daring and tumultuous, and made instant legends of six very different women. In this remarkable study, David Starkey...

Fifty Years the Queen: A Tribute to Elizabeth II on Her Golden Jubilee

by Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli Dundurn (September 01, 2002)

This tribute examines the life of this outstanding personality and monarch, with emphasis on her Canadian experiences.

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Curtain Down at Her Majesty’s

by Stewart Richards The History Press (December 21, 2018)

'Her Majesty the Queen breathed her last at 6.30 p.m., surrounded by her children and grand-children.' With this notice, pinned to the entrance gate of Osborne House, Queen Victoria's doctors announced the death...

Before Wallis

by Rachel Trethewey The History Press (October 01, 2018)

Wallis Simpson was the woman who stole the king’s heart and rocked the monarchy - but she was not Edward VIII’s first or only love. This book is about the women he adored before Wallis dominated his life....

In the House of Muhammad Ali

by Hassan Hassan, Robert Fernea & Elizabeth Fernea The American University in Cairo Press (April 01, 2000)

This remarkable memoir of a junior member of the former royal family constitutes a unique chronicle of life before 1952 among the members of Egypt's ruling class. It provides fascinating insights into the lives...


by Murat Bardakçi & Meyzi Baran The American University in Cairo Press (November 12, 2017)

Twice a princess, twice exiled, Neslishah Sultan had an eventful life. When she was born in Istanbul in 1921, cannons were fired in the four corners of the Ottoman Empire, commemorative coins were issued in...


by Jane Dismore Lyons Press (June 01, 2018)

In November 2017 the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. As a 13-year-old Princess, she fell in love with Prince Philip of Greece, an ambitious naval cadet, and they married...

Harry & Meghan: The Royal Wedding Book

by Halima Sadat Pitkin (May 28, 2018)

Since the announcement from Kensington Palace that Harry and Meghan had chosen St George’s Chapel on 19 May, 2018 as their wedding venue, the world has been gripped by wedding fever. Pitkin is delighted to...


by Angela Levin John Blake (May 04, 2018)

Once a reckless rebel, now a respected role model, Prince Harry is one of the world's most popular royals and the force behind giving the British royal family a twenty-first century makeover. How has he done...

Kings & Queens of Great Britain: Every Question Answered

by David Soud Thunder Bay Press (September 01, 2014)

From the House of Wessex to the House of Windsor, follow the pageant of personalities that have made Great Britain what it is today.

Fascinating biographies of the British monarchs from the time of Roman Brittania...

The Last Blasket King

by Gerald Hayes & Eliza Kane The Collins Press (April 20, 2015)

The last King of the Great Blasket Island was Pádraig Ó Catháin, known as Peats Mhicí, who served for quarter of a century until his death in 1929. The King helped the islanders navigate through life and...

The Men Who Would Be King

by Josephine Ross William Morrow Paperbacks (August 07, 2012)

“Splendid stuff, ‘history with attitude.’ Written with energy and aplomb.”

 —The Times (London)

The colorful, often tempestuous courtships of Queen Elizabeth I of England (the “virgin Queen”) are...


by Sarah Gristwood Pavilion (February 15, 2018)

An internationally admired figure Queen Elizabeth II is the most high-profile monarch in the world, and her enduring popularity is tantamount to her wide-ranging supporters. Spanning from 1927 to present day,...


by 50MINUTES.Com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and legacy of Tutankhamun in next to no time with this concise guide. provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and legacy of...

Princess Diana

by 50MINUTES.Com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Princess Diana in next to no time with this concise guide. provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Diana, Princess of...

The Grimaldis of Monaco

by Anne Edwards Lyons Press (September 01, 2017)

The Grimaldis of Monaco tells in full the remarkable history of the world’s oldest reigning dynasty. For nearly eight hundred years, from the elegant Genoese Rainier I to the current Prince Albert II, the...

Behind the Throne

by Adrian Tinniswood Basic Books (October 02, 2018)

An upstairs/downstairs history of the British royal court, from the Middle Ages to the reign of Queen Elizabeth II

Monarchs: they're just like us. They entertain their friends and eat and worry about money....


by Adam Zamoyski Basic Books (October 09, 2018)

The definitive biography of Napoleon, revealing the true man behind the legend

"What a novel my life has been!" Napoleon once said of himself. Born into a poor family, the callow young man was, by twenty-six,...

Harry & Meghan - The Love Story

by Emily Herbert John Blake (January 25, 2018)

The definitive account of the love affair that has captured the nation - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

After much speculation in the national media, Prince Harry finally confirmed the rumours about his relationship...

American Princess

by Leslie Carroll William Morrow Paperbacks (April 24, 2018)

A behind-the-scenes look into the life of Meghan Markle and her romance with Prince Harry—a dishy, delightful must-read filled with exclusive insights for anyone obsessed with the Royal Family.

Leslie Carroll’s...

The Rough Guide to the Royals

by Rough Guides Rough Guides (April 05, 2012)

Britain's royals are the official face of the state and the center of a worldwide media circus.

This entertaining Rough Guide to the Royals explores the paradox of one of the world's oldest monarchies. It casts...

Great King Hammurabi and His Code of Law - Ancient History Illustrated | Children's Ancient History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

It was a time of great societal unrest that the Great King Hammurabi decided to step forward and craft is Code of Law. His Laws included hundreds of laws with punishments, and these are considered too advanced...

The Powerful Kings of Mesopotamia - Ancient History Books for Kids | Children's Ancient History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Mesopotamia saw many powerful kings in its long history of power. In this book, you will get to meet some of the most popular, influential and powerful kings in the kingdom. Who were they and what changes did...

Spiritual Interview with Princess Diana

by Ryuho Okawa IRH Press (August 20, 2017)

In August 2017, the month that will mark 20 years from Princess Diana’s death, Ryuho Okawa used his extraordinary spiritual power (similar to but surpassing Shakyamuni Buddha’s) and summoned her spirit for...

Queen Victoria

by G. A. Henty Racehorse (October 17, 2017)

For the better part of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria was in power over Great Britain and Ireland, among the other areas under the control of the British Empire. This period of rule became known as the...

A Love Like No Other - Diana and Me

by James Hewitt John Blake (October 05, 2017)

When James Hewitt, a young, brave and gifted soldier, first met Diana, Princess of Wales, he was a young Household Cavalry captain on official business at Buckingham Palace. He was single and alone; she a lonely...

LIFE Diana: A Princess Remembered

by The Editors of Life Life (August 04, 2017)

A Princess Remembered

Embrace the lasting legacy of Princess Diana with this keepsake Special Edition, filled with insightful writing and gorgeous photography from the LIFE archives. At her storybook royal wedding...


by Kathi Haacke Morehead Neely Worldwide Publishing (August 25, 2017)

Elizabeth of York died in 1503. Annie Campbell lives today. Can they reach through time to heal one another's soul, or will their secrets be impossible to overcome?

.... Why can't I sleep? It is not as though...

Call Me Diana

by Nigel Cawthorne Gibson Square (August 23, 2017)

‘I no longer want to live someone else’s idea of who and what I should be. I’m going to be me.’

‘I just absolutely thought I was the luckiest girl in the world.’

Diana Spencer's engagement to Prince...

Guarding Diana - Protecting The Princess Around the World

by Ken Wharfe & Robert Jobson John Blake (August 10, 2017)

Diana, Princess of Wales - security code name 'Purple Five Two' - travelled all over the world during her incredible life. Wherever she went, in public or in private, she was shadowed by her Scotland Yard personal...

Shadows of a Princess

by Patrick Jephson William Collins (July 27, 2017)

Reissued for the twentieth anniversary of Diana’s death, this sensational and controversial bestseller is an explosive account of her life, from the man who was by her side throughout its most turbulent period....

The Survival of the Princes in the Tower

by Matthew Lewis The History Press (September 01, 2017)

The murder of the Princes in the Tower is the most famous cold case in English or British history. Traditionally considered victims of a ruthless uncle, there are other suspects too often and too easily discounted....

The Prisoner King

by John Matusiak The History Press (September 28, 2017)

After more than half a century of comparative neglect, the crucial period encompassing Charles I’s captivity after his surrender to the Scots at Newark in May 1646 is ripe for thorough re-examination – with...