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Historical dictionary of the British monarchy

Author: Kenneth J Panton
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The monarch is the United Kingdom's head of state, exercising powers that are circumscribed by common law, convention, and statute law. Nowadays, many of the sovereign's functions are ceremonial but in the past the balance between ceremony and decision-making was very different.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionaries
History
Electronic books
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Panton, Kenneth J. (Kenneth John), 1945-
Historical dictionary of the British monarchy.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010038859
(OCoLC)663822397
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Panton
ISBN: 9780810874978 0810874970
OCLC Number: 710993084
Notes: Editor's foreword / Jon Woronoff -- Notes on names -- Chronology -- Introduction -- The dictionary -- Appendix I: Chronology of British monarchs -- Appendix II: British monarchs : biographical summaries -- Appendix III: Royal consorts : biographical summaries -- Appendix IV: The line of succession to the British throne -- Appendix V: Genealogies of Britain's monarchs.
Awards: Short-listed for RUSA ALA Outstanding Reference Award Finalist 2012
Description: 1 online resource (xxxix, 665 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Editor's foreword / Jon Woronoff --
A note on names --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The dictionary --
Appendix I: Chronology of British monarchs --
Appendix II: British monarchs : biographical summaries --
Appendix III: Royal consorts : biographical summaries --
Appendix IV: The line of succession to the British throne --
Appendix V: The family tree of British monarchs.
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Panton.

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The monarch is the United Kingdom's head of state, exercising powers that are circumscribed by common law, convention, and statute law. Nowadays, many of the sovereign's functions are ceremonial but in the past the balance between ceremony and decision-making was very different.

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The British monarchy stretches back into the dim past of recorded history, and a dictionary covering the subject would by necessity be lengthy. Indeed, this dictionary is exactly that, but every Read more...

 
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