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The Oxford book of royal anecdotes

Author: Elizabeth Longford
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories about the kings and queens of England from Boedicca to Elizabeth II. Sources range from the earliest medieval chroniclers to present-day biographers and historians, from dispassionate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Longford
ISBN: 0192828517 9780192828514
OCLC Number: 22731612
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 546 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part 1 The Celts and the Britons AD61-AD500: Arthur. Part 2 The Saxons 560-1016: Ethelbert; Edwin; Ine; Offa; Caedwalla; Alfred the Great; Edward the Elder; Athelstan; Edmund; Eadred; Eadwig; Edgar; Edward the Martyr; Ethelred the Unready; Edmund Ironside. Part 3 The Danes 1016-1066: Cnut; Harold Harefoot; Harthacnut; Edward the Confessor; Harold. Part 4 The Normans 1066-1154: William the Conqueror; William Rufus; Henry 1; Stephen. Part 5 The Angevins or Plantagenets 1154-1399: Henry 11; Richard 1; John; Henry 111; Edward 1; Edward 11; Edward 111; Richard 11. Part 6 The Lancastrians 1399-1461: Henry 1V; Henry V; Henry V1. Part 7 The Yorkists: 1461-1485: Edward 1V; Edward V; Richard 111. Part 8 The Tudors 1485-1603: Henry V11; Henry V111; Edward V1; Mary; Elizabeth 1. Part 9 The Stuarts 1603-1714: James 1; Charles 1; Charles 11; James 11; William 111 and Mary; Anne. Part 10 The Hanoverians 1714-1837: George 1; George 11; George 111; George 1V; William 1V. Part 11 Victoria and her descendants 1837: Victoria; Edward V11; George V; Edward V111; George V1; Elizabeth 11.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Longford.
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