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Explore the history of the British Isles in this celebration of its monarchs, and the development of its fine architectural legacy. The first half is a magnificent illustrated history of Britain's kings and queens, including such internationally recognized characters as Henry VIII and Elizabeth II. The second part focuses on many fascinating historic sites in Britain and Ireland, including Tintagel, Windsor and Chatsworth. From castles to kings,from stately houses to statesmen and nobles, the legacy of Britain's past is an intrinsic part of the country today. This expert and comprehensive guide to British royalty and architecture will delight and inform every reader.
• Britain‘s royal, architectural and historic heritage is
celebrated in one stunningly illustrated volume.
• A biographical account of every monarch from William the
Conqueror to Elizabeth I and Victoria to the present day.
• In-depth illustrated surveys of over 120 of the most
significant castles, palaces and stately houses.
• Over 1000 photographs, fine-art paintings, drawings, maps
and family trees tracing the Royal Line of Succession.