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I never knew that about royal Britain

Author: Christopher Winn; Mai Osawa
Publisher: London : Ebury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bestselling author Christopher Winn explores Britain's royal past, unearthing a rich legacy of castles and palaces, cathedrals and country retreats, battlefields and monuments where kings and queens lived and died. Discover whose heart is buried near the Tower of London; which palace was built on top of a mulberry garden; and, the world's oldest and largest occupied castle and the first building in Britain to have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Winn; Mai Osawa
ISBN: 9780091945152 0091945151
OCLC Number: 794929577
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 210 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Royal Britain
Responsibility: Christopher Winn ; illustrations by Mai Osawa.

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Explores Britain's royal past, unearthing a legacy of castles and palaces, cathedrals and country retreats, battlefields and monuments where kings and queens lived and died.  Read more...

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"A treasure trove of amazing facts and anecdotes - a right royal treat" -- Aled Jones "The Telegraph's master quiz-setter and trivia collector has mined the depths of his Royal knowledge in this Read more...

 
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