Here is the whole of recorded British royal history, from the legendary King Alfred the Great onwards, including the monarchies of England, Scotland, Wales and the United Kingdom for over a thousand years. Fascinating portraits are expertly woven into a history of division and eventual union of the British Isles - even royals we think most familiar are revealed in a new and sometimes surprising light.
This edition includes biographies of the royals of recorded British history, plus an overview of the semi-legendary figures of pre-history and the Dark Ages - an easliy understandable overview for history buffs.
Mike Ashley is the author and editor of over sixty books including Mammoth Book of Locked Room Mysteries, The Mammoth Book of Roman Whodunnits, The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits and unabridged audio of The Brief History of King Arthur.
"Everything its title promises. The pages are filled with ... everything anyone might ever want to know about the royals." (Publishers Weekly)
"Highly recommended." (Choice)
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Jam packed full.
- Teresa Cooper
Easy to digest
Very well when compared to other historic books. Intentionally not too detailed for those wanting a more general history of the monarchy.
A nice easy listen for those wanting a general view of the British monarchy