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Royal Panoply : Brief Lives of the English Monarchs

By: Erickson, Carolly

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, St. Martin's Press: 2007

Seller ID: 10070092


351 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. With her trademark blend of probing scholarship, lively prose and psychological insight, Carolly Erickson focuses on each monarch's entire life - from the puny, socially awkward Charles I, to the choleric, violent William the Conqueror, to the well-meaning, deeply affectionate Queen Anne, who was so heavy she had to be carried to her coronation. "Royal Panoply" recaptures the event-filled, often dangerous, alway... View more info

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The Perilous Crown

By: Price, Munro

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Macmillan: 2008

Seller ID: 10070115


416 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Was it inevitable that France should become a republic? In this fascinating account of the period 1814-48, Munro Price attempts to answer this most difficult of questions. Using substantial unpublished research as he did in his celebrated The Fall of the French Monarchy, Price focuses on the amazing political machinations of Madame Adelaide, sister of King Louis Philippe. Though only mentioned rarely in other histories ... View more info