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Queen Victoria

by Lytton Strachey

Lytton Strachey’s first great success, and his most famous achievement, was "Eminent Victorians" (1918), a collection of four short biographies of Victorian heroes. With a dry wit, he exposed the human failings...

Ever After

by Anne Edwards

"This is the stuff of fairy tales," said the Archbishop of Canterbury on July 23, 1981, after the 20-year-old Lady Diana Spencer arrived in a glass coach for her wedding to Prince Charles. But everyone knows...

PEOPLE Elizabeth and Philip: A Royal Romance

by The Editors of People

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of marriage

The marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip has now lasted an astonishing seven decades, and their romance is longer still. Go inside their complicated yet...

The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II

by Karen Dolby

A charming collection of quotes and anecdotes celebrating the incomparable Queen of England

When we think of the queen, we probably picture a serious, dignified personage complete with majestic hat and matching...

Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe

by Deborah Cadbury

A captivating exploration of the role in which Queen Victoria exerted the most international power and influence: as a matchmaking grandmother.

As her reign approached its sixth decade, Queen Victoria's grandchildren...

My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage

by Ingrid Seward

With interest in the royal couple at a new peak thanks to the hit TV series The Crown, Ingrid Seward reveals the real story of the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.

When a young Princess Elizabeth...

Mary Queen of Scots

by Anna Groundwater & Jenny Wormald

Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, has long been portrayed as one of history's romantically tragic figures. Devious, naïve, beautiful and sexually voracious, often highly principled, she secured the Scottish...

Wilhelm II

by Lamar Cecil

Wilhelm II (1859-1941), King of Prussia and German Emperor from 1888 to 1918, reigned during a period of unprecedented economic, cultural, and intellectual achievement in Germany. Unlike most European sovereigns...

Queens of Georgian Britain

by Catherine Curzon

Once upon a time there were four kings called George who, thanks to a quirk of fate, ruled Great Britain for over a century. Hailing from Germany, these occasionally mad, bad and infamous sovereigns presided...

Escorting the Monarch

by Chris Jagger

Escorting the Monarch is as close to an official history of the Metropolitan Police's 'Special Escort Group' (SEG) as one could hope for.

You may have seen the team at work; as the combination of motorcycles...

So Great a Prince: The Accession of Henry VIII: 1509

by Lauren Johnson

A vivid and original portrait of the year the young Henry VIII assumes the throne, revealing a kingdom at a crossroads between two dynamic monarchs and two ages of history. England, 1509. Henry VII, the first...

The Life of Henrietta Anne: Daughter of Charles I

by Melanie Clegg

Henrietta Anne Stuart, youngest child of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, was born in June 1644 in the besieged city of Exeter at the very height of the English Civil War. The hostilities had separated her parents...

The Prisoner King

by John Matusiak

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...

Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens Book One

by Alison Weir

In the first volume of an exciting new series, bestselling author Alison Weir brings the dramatic reigns of England’s medieval queens to life.

The lives of England’s medieval queens were packed with incident—love,...

The Last Castle

by Denise Kiernan

New York Times Bestseller

“A soaring and gorgeous American story” (Karen Abbott) from the author of the New York Times bestselling The Girls of Atomic City.

The fascinating true story behind the magnificent...

The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russia Revolution

by Robert Service

A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of the finest Russian historians writing today. In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated...

The Survival of the Princes in the Tower

by Matthew Lewis

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....

Kings and Kingship in the Hellenistic World 350 - 30 BC

by John D Grainger

Between c.350 BC and 30 BC the Mediterranean world was one in which kings ruled. The exceptions were the Greek cities and Roman Italy. But for most of that period neither of these republican areas was central...


by Kathi Haacke Morehead

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

‘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...