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Tower : an epic history of the Tower of London

Author: Nigel H Jones
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A dazzling history of the Tower of London, one of the world's busiest tourist attractions, and the people who populated it.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel H Jones
ISBN: 9780312622961 0312622961 9781250018144 1250018145
OCLC Number: 778422642
Notes: Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2011.
Description: 456 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
The menagerie and the mint --
The captives and the kings --
Plague and peasants --
Uneasy heads --
Roses are blood red --
The princes, the protector and the pretenders --
The king's great matter --
The Henrician terror --
Tudor children --
Fallen favourites --
Papists, plots and poisons --
Great escapes --
Restoration romps --
Civil wars and uncivil peace --
Iron dukes and lunatic lords --
The tower at war --
The tower's ghosts.
Responsibility: Nigel Jones.

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A dazzling history of the Tower of London, one of the world's busiest tourist attractions, and the people who populated it.
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