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The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs.

By: N/A

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02863


As with all monarchs who rule as well as reign, the gap between the public and private lives of the Tudors is a narrow one.The marriages of Henry VIII and the courtships of Elizabeth were affairs of state; just as the business of government was, in part, a matter of the sovereign's domestic routine. The selection of documents presented here is intended to reflect some of these aspects. This book is without its slipcase. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to worl... View more info

The Follies of King Edward V11

By: Andrews, Allen

Price: £13.49

Publisher: London, Lexington Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01279


spine of cover lightly faded not price clipped.Slight foxing on end papers View more info

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Nell Gwyn

By: Beauclerk Charles

Price: £13.49

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2005

Edition: America First Edition.

Sellers ID: 00469


Nell Gywn tells the true- life Cinderella story of a common orange girl who rose from poverty to become one of the leading actresses of her day, and lifelong mistrss to the king. the d/w has a tear on the top corner and a smudge on the page edges.and usual rippling along the d/w edges. View more info

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Richard II and the Revolution of 1399

By: Bennett, Michael.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2006

Sellers ID: 02280


This is the full-length study of the last years of Richard II's reign and the circumstances of his overthrow by Henry Bolingbroke in 1399. It reviews Richard's attempts to reassert his royal authority in the 1390's including his so-called 'tyranny' from 1397 to 1399.and sets them in the context of his personal anxieties and broader ambitions. View more info

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Tudors

By: Bingham, Jane

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK., Arcturus Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02662


The Tudor monarchs ruled for nearly 120 years. This book tells their story, from the pivotal Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 when Richard III was killed and Henry VII took the crown, to 1603 when the ' virgin queen' Elizabeth I died without an heir . PLEASE NOTE: Economy shipping (2nd class) to World Zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Henry VIII

By: Bowle John

Price: £10.79

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles .: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 00541


The pages are marked in places and the d/w has some rippling along the top and there is some foxing on the page edges. View more info

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Cleopatra

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02464


The waxing and waning powers of the 'Queen of the Nile', and bitter conflict between the two great cities, Latin Rome and Greek Alexandria, are described with eloquence and immediacy, and accompanied by 40 pages of colour and over 100 monochrome illustrations . There is some light marking to the title page, and the DW shows shelf ware and creasing with a sticker stating it is an out of print book. View more info

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From Alfred to Henry III, 871-1272

By: Brooke, Christopher

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK., Cardinal Books: 1974

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02724


This book covers just over four hundred years of English history - a time when the last waves of successful conquest and settlement occurred in Britain. The Danish invasions and the Norman Conquest carried with them extensive political and social changes and brought about profound alterations in the structure of English life and government. The covers are grubby and the text block is tanned. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping (2nd class) to World zones 1 and 2 ... View more info

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The Saxon & Norman Kings

By: Brooke, Christopher.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, B.T.Batsford Ltd: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02928


The author, while tracing the influence of the Monarchy in Saxon and Norman times, delineates in human terms the lives and personalities of such memorable kings as Alfred,Cnut,Edward the Confessor, William the Conqueror and Stephen. The book is particularly rewarding as a study, since Professor Brooke not only presents the results of research, he shows how these results have derived from source material itself often sparse, fragmentary and defective. The bright red board... View more info

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The Windsor Story

By: Bryan Jand Charles J.v.murphy

Price: £11.24

Publisher: London, Bca: 1980

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 01503


Book and d/w in v/g condition with photo's View more info

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The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era

By: Cantor, Norman F.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: U.S.A., Free Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02861


There may be no more fascinating historical period than the late fourteenth century in Europe. The Hundred Years' War ravaged the continent , yet gallantry, chivalry, and literary brilliance flourished in the courts of England and wales. It was a world in transition, soon to be replaced by the Renaissance and the Age of Exploration. There is a page (135) which as been missed in the guillotine as it is slightly longer than the rest. PLEASE NOTE: International economy sh... View more info

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The Last Tudor King ; A Study of Edward VI.

By: Chapman, Hester.W.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02603


Eward VI, succeeded his father Henry VIII at the age of nine and died three months before his sixteenth birthday. Historians have thought of him as a pathetic but not attractive figure, a sickly prig. The author takes a different view, she sees him as a lively , intelligent boy. Certainly the ' boy king' has never been so sympathetically and vividly presented as in this detailed portrait of him. The blue boards are lightly faded and there is an EX Libris label on the fro... View more info

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The court at windsor

By: Christopher hibbert

Price: £11.24

Publisher: london, Longmans: 1964

Sellers ID: 01791


Book and d/w in very good condition not price clipped. View more info

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The Lost King of France: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII

By: Deborah Cadbury

Price: £14.83

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03728


Royalty, revolution and mystery - the dramatic true story of Louis XVII, son of Marie Antoinette, and an extraordinary detective story that spans more than two hundred years. The D/W shows light shelf wear to its panels and edges. View more info

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William the Conqueror

By: Douglas, David C.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Eyre & Spottiswood Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02927


No medieval King is more famous than William the Conqueror, and no event in the whole of English history has been more debated than the Norman conquest. This book is both a study of Anglo-Norman history based upon long and detailed research, and also the biography of a man whose personal career was spectacular. It is, too, a work in which a wealth of scholarship is linked to a most lucid and agreeable style. The D/W is worn and torn to the head and base of the spine plus... View more info

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Love and Louis XIV

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: £13.49

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00829


In this book Antonia Fraser brilliantly explores the rich dynamic that existed between Louis XIV and the many fascinating women who ornamented his personal life. There is a 10 mm tear at the bottom of the spine and there is sticker on the front saying ' As read on BBC Radio 4 '. View more info

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The Mystery of Princess Louise: Queen Victoria's Rebellious Daughter

By: Hawksley, Lucinda

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Chatto & Windus: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03243


Spirited and lively, The Mystery of Princess Louise is richly packed with arguments, intrigues, scandals and secrets, and is a vivid portrait of a princess desperate to escape her inheritance. A good ,clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE;International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Prince Charles: A Biography.

By: Holden, Anthony

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02042


There is light wear to the D/J. View more info

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The Royals

By: Kelley, Kitty

Price: £13.49

Publisher: USA, Warner Books: 1997

Edition: America First Edition.

Sellers ID: 00841


This book is in very good condition the bottom of the spine has a small amount of shelf wear. View more info

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Kings of Merry England

By: Lindsay, Philip.

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK, Howard Baker Ltd: 1969

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02884


From Edward the Confessor to Richard the Third, this book is filled with the lives and stories of twenty kings and one queen who wore the crown of Medieval England. This book recreates the very scent and flavour of those times. The text block is spotted and lightly marked and the DW shows signs of wear to its edges and spine and corners with small nicks and chips. PLEASE NOTE: Economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info