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The Cradle King: A Life of James VI & I

By: Alan Stewart

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03923

ISBN: 0701169842

Condition: Near Fine


Alan Stewart's Impeccably researched biography makes brilliant use of original sources to bring to life the conversations and the controversies of the Jacobean age. Stewart Lucidly untangles the intricacies of James's life. In doing so, he uncovers the extent to which Charles I's downfall was caused by the cracks that appeared in the monarchy during his father's reign. The D/w shows light shelf wear. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

By: Alison Weir

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04536

ISBN: 0224063197

Condition: Very Good


Never before has there been a book devoted entirely to Anne Boleyn's fall. Alison Weir has reassessed the evidence, demolished many romantic myths and popular misconceptions, and rewritten the story of Anne Boleyn's fall. There is light speckling to the top and marks on the front of the text block. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Children Of England - The Heirs Of King Henry VIII.

By: Alison. Weir

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04155

ISBN: 0224038338

Condition: Very Good


This book begins at the point where Alison Weir's bestseller ' The Six Wives of Henry VIII ' came to an end, and covers the period until Elizabeth succeeded to the throne in 1558. Making use of contemporary sources, she brings to vivid life one of the most extraordinary periods of English history, when each of Henry's heirs was potentially the tool of powerful political or religious figures, and when the realm was seething with intrigue and political change. There is light creasing to the rea panel of the cover. View more info

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The court at windsor

By: Christopher hibbert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, Longmans: 1964

Sellers ID: 01791

Condition: Very Good


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

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Henry: Virtuous Prince

By: David Starkey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, HarperPress: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04682

ISBN: 0007247710

Condition: Near Fine


This book gives a radical and unforgettable portrait of a Renaissance prince who turned tyrant, and unpicks the complexities of and influences over the king who, half a millennium after he lived, still towers over history. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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Mary Tudor: The First Queen

By: Linda Porter

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Portrait: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04141

ISBN: 0749951443

Condition: Very Good


It is the tragedy of Queen Mary that today, 450 years after her death, she remains the most hated, least understood monarch in English history. Mary Tudor will help restore the reputation of a much vilified Queen - a brave but often unhappy women whose misfortune was to love not wisely, but to well. The d/w has a small tear to the head of the spine. View more info

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Ungrateful Daughters: The Stuart Princesses Who Stole Their Father's Crown

By: Maureen Waller

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03791

ISBN: 0340794615

Condition: Very Good


Acclaimed historian Maureen Waller recreates the late Stuart era in a compelling narrative that highlights the influence of three women in one of the most momentous events in our history. Prompted by religious bigotry and emotions that beset any family relationships, the palace coup changed the face of the monarchy, and signalled the end of a dynasty. there is light shelf-wear to the d/w. a good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Edward IV

By: Ross,Charles.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, B C A: 1975

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02929

Condition: Very Good


This impressive book seeks to set Edward's reign firmly in the context of late-medieval power politics, to analyse the tactics and methods by which a usurper sought to retain his throne, and to re-assert the power of monarchy seriously weakened under the feeble rule of Henry VI. The text block and end -papers are faded and mottled, the DW as chips and tears to the head of the spine and also worn corners. It also has a tear on the lower corner near the spine. View more info

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Letters from a Prince: Edward, Prince of Wales to Mrs Freda Dudley Ward March 1918-January 1921

By: Rupert Godfrey ( Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03781

ISBN: 0316646776

Condition: Near Fine


With reproductions of photographs, cards and memorabilia which Edward also sent to his first great love, these extraordinary letters represent a hugely significant historical source about one of the most enigmatic figures of the twentieth century. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Monarchy of England: The Beginnings vol 1

By: Starkey, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Chatto and Windus: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02660

ISBN: 0701176784

Condition: Very Good


This is the first of three volumes, which, taken together under the over - arching title of Monarchy, forms a ground - breaking history of England as told through the lives of its Kings and Queens. Volume 1 is an in-depth examination of how the English monarchy came into being, and how England became a state. There is a small mark on the front of the DJ. 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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The Rises and Falls of the Royal Stewarts.

By: Thomson, Oliver

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The History Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03659

ISBN: 0750949643

Condition: Near Fine


This is the 1,000-year saga of the remarkable family the Stuarts. They were remarkable not only for the continuity of the male line which went on for 26 generations, but also for the 340 years that they held on to sovereign power. This book tells their fascinating tale with verve and drama. There is light creasing to the head of the spine and D/W. View more info

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A Royal Affair: George III and his Troublesome Siblings

By: Tillyard, Stella

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03602

ISBN: 0701173068

Condition: Very Good


The acclaimed author of Aristocrats returns with a major new book about a scandal-ridden family trapped between duty, desire and the protocols of royalty: the dramatic story of a king trying to hold family and state together. The hardboards have bumps to the corners and the D/w shows light shelf wear. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Sovereign Ladies: The Six Reigning Queens of England

By: Waller, Maureen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray ( publishers ): 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03025

ISBN: 0719566282

Condition: Very Good


In the last millennium there have been only six female sovereigns; Mary I and Elizabeth I, Mary II and Anne, Victoria and Elizabeth II. With the exception of Mary I, they are among our most success monarchs. Maureen Waller delves into the intimate lives of England's queens in delicious detail, assessing their achievements from a female perspective. There is a Happy Christmas note to the recipient of this book on the front end-paper. The D/W has light shelf-wear to its edges. All-in-all a clean and tight copy. View more info