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Mrs Keppel

by Tom Quinn

For Alice Keppel, it was all about appearances. Her precepts were those of the English upper classes: discretion, manners and charm. Nothing else mattered - especially when it came to her infamous affair with...


Historie Of The Arrival Of Edward IV

by John Bruce

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History

by Don Jordan & Michael Walsh

Set in an age of intrigue and espionage, this is the story of the greatest manhunt in British history: the quest for retribution upon the traitors who brought about the death of Charles I. When Charles I...


The Playboy Princes: The Apprentice Years of Edward VII and VIII

by Peter Beer

A fascinating dual biography proves that controversial Royal Family members are not necessarily only a feature of late 20th- or 21st-century lifeEdward VII (1841-1910) and his grandson Edward VIII (1894-1972)...


Blonde and Bejewelled - The Professionalismo of a Queen: Margherita of Savoia

by Maria SM Santini & Clare NCC Norman Cuzzer

MARGHERITA AND DIANA. NOT SUCH AN IMPROBABLE COMPARISON At first sight Margherita of Savoia, the first Queen of Italy and Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, have nothing in common, apart from their aristocratic...


Inheritance: A Psychological History of the Royal Family

by Dennis Friedman

In exploring Royal dynamics, Inheritance sheds light on problems found in any familyOn its first publication in the 1990s, Dennis Friedman's Inheritance caused a furor in England as he traced the many problems...


Summary of Game of Crowns: by Christopher Andersen | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Game of Crowns by Christopher Andersen | Includes Analysis

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Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne by Christopher Andersen blends historical narrative with an in-depth account...


A Royal Patient: Young Doctor Axel Munthe and Crown Princecss Victoria of Sweden-Norway

by Ingar Palmlund

A story about a young man who goes out into the world, meets trials, and finds a princess — so what’s new?

The young man is adventurous Axel Munthe from Stockholm, Sweden, desiring to become a doctor and...


The Romanovs: 1613-1918

by Simon Sebag Montefiore

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest empire?...


Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

by John Guy

"A fresh, thrilling portrait.” 

–Stacy Schiff, The New York Times Book Review

A groundbreaking reconsideration of our favorite Tudor queen, Elizabeth is an intimate and surprising biography that shows her...


Prinny and His Pals: George IV and the Remarkable Gift of Royal Friendship

by Tom Ambrose

From the first biography of George IV in 1831 to the last in 2001, Mad King George's son has commonly been held up to ridicule as a weak, selfish, and incompetent spendthrift, barely tolerated by his ministers,...


The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia

by Susan Jaques

Ruthless and passionate, Catherine the Great is singularly responsible for amassing one of the most awe-inspiring collections of art in the world and turning St. Petersburg in to a world wonder.  The Empress...


Frederick the Great: King of Prussia

by Tim Blanning

The definitive biography of the legendary autocrat whose enlightened rule transformed the map of Europe and changed the course of history

Few figures loom as large in European history as Frederick the Great....


Sarah Churchill Duchess of Marlborough

by Ophelia Field

A brilliant new biographer presents an unforgettable portrait of Sarah Churchill, first Duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744), the glamorous and controversial founder of the Spencer-Churchill dynasty that produced...


Mary Tudor: England's First Queen

by Anna Whitelock

An engrossing, unadulterated biography of “Bloody Mary”—elder daughter of Henry VIII, Catholic zealot, and England’s first reigning Queen

 

Mary Tudor was the first woman to inherit the throne of England....


William

by Nicholas Davies

In this sensitive and beautifully illustrated biography, royal expert Nicholas Davies explores the complex character behind this monarch of the future. Davies follows Prince William from his birth at St. Mary's,...


Two Years in the Forbidden City

by Der Ling & Graham Earnshaw

For two years, Princess Der Ling was the favorite lady-in-waiting to the Empress Dowager Cixi in the imperial palace in Beijing. This book provides a unique and surprisingly intimate portrait of the Dragon Lady,...


The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas

by Alison Weir

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE INDEPENDENT • From bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Margaret Douglas, the...


The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor: Elizabeth I, Thomas Seymour, and the Making of a Virgin Queen

by Elizabeth Norton

A power-hungry and charming courtier. An impressionable and trusting princess. The Tudor court in the wake of Henry VIII’s death had never been more perilous for the young Elizabeth, where rumors had the power...


Young Elizabeth: The Making of the Queen

by Kate Williams

A lively and poignant biography of the young princess who, at the impressionable age of eleven, found that she was now heiress to the throne, by the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria...