The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England

  • by edited by Antonia Fraser
  • Narrated by Wanda McCaddon
  • 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This magnificent story of 1,000 years of English history is told through the lives and deeds of Kings and Queens, from the Normans to the Windsors. Understand how the power of the crown has changed as a result of both the character and ability of each monarch and evolving historical circumstances. Eight specialist contributors depict the whole spectrum of royal life in a succinct and fascinating way. Newly revised in 1998, this edition offers expanded coverage of the House of Windsor, including recent events that have greatly affected the Royal Family.


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Royals have lives too.

Short groups of facts about the British monarchy. Mostly well read except for over long pauses at the end of many of the sentence. All in all a good book for information and a useful base book for historians as it lists other source books as it goes.
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- Teresa Cooper

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-12-1999
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.