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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown
The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.
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Crown: The Official History Behind Season 3: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle and the Years that Defined Elizabeth II, 1956-1977
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Queen of the World
It's also a glorious read' - William Shawcross, Spectator_____________________________Written by the renowned royal biographer, Robert Hardman, and with privileged access to the Royal Family and the Royal Household, a brilliant new portrait of the most famous woman in the world and her place in it.
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Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy
The magnificent and definitive biography of Prince Albert, by one of Britain's best biographers and the author of Victoria: A Life.
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Faith of Queen Elizabeth: The Poise, Grace, and Quiet Strength Behind the Crown
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history, credits her Christian faith as the steady anchor amidst life's trials and triumphs. With intimate stories about her remarkable life, The Faith of Queen Elizabeth by Dudley Delffs explores the personal beliefs, private struggles, and public service behind the Crown.
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Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II
The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II is a celebration of the Queen's reign through some of her wittiest, most sarcastic and humorous observations, revealing a fascinating side of her personality that often remains hidden from the public.
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Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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George IV (Penguin Monarchs): King in Waiting
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Wicked Wit of the Royal Family
As the royal family seems to be riding a wave of popularity, what better time to celebrate the fun and laughter that they share - and that sometimes, perhaps unintentionally, is shared around the world.
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Harry: Conversations with the Prince - INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE ACCESS & INTERVIEWS WITH PRINCE HARRY
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Wicked Wit of Prince Philip
This joyous and timely book celebrates Prince Philip's supremely wicked wit - from his notorious one-liners to less newsworthy witticisms and wry humour.
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Meghan: The Life and Style of a Modern Royal
Follow the evolution of Meghan's style, and read about what inspired her to become a feminist and how her charity work began at the age of just 13.
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Quest for Queen Mary
The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full for the first time and edited by much-admired royal biographer Hugo Vickers.
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Harry and Meghan (Revised): Life, Loss, and Love
Now with intriguing details about wedding preparations and the royal couple's first diplomatic endeavors, the most intimate and informative portrait yet of Prince Harry, from royal expert Katie Nicholl, author of the bestselling William and Harry and Kate. Previously published as Harry: Life, Loss, and Love.
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Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh
A major historical biography: the dramatic, harrowing and contested story of Sir Walter Ralegh
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... And What Do You Do?: What The Royal Family Don't Want You To Know
... And What Do You Do? asks important questions about the future of the world's most famous royal family.
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Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch
The first comprehensive biography in three decades on Margaret Beaufort, the mother of King Henry VII. Traversing the Wars of the Roses and the founding of the Tudor dynasty, this book examines Margaret's life from the perspective of a woman who lived through one of the most tumultuous periods in English history.
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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage
A revealing insight into the marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, available in paperback to mark 65 years since the Coronation
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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life? Amid the cacophony of condemnation her story has become obfuscated. Untitled is an intimate biography of one of the most misunderstood women in British royal history.
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Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots & Elizabeth I of England. Two powerful monarchs on a single island. Threatened by voices who believed no woman could govern. Surrounded by sycophants spies and detractors. Accosted for their dominion their favour and their bodies. Besieged by secret plots devastating betrayals and a terrible final act. Only one queen could survive to rule all.
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King's War
The extraordinary follow-up to the international bestseller The King's Speech
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Henry III: The Great King England Never Knew It Had
Henry III was a determined and dynamic ruler with vision, not the weak and inept king of conventional portrayal
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Edward II (Penguin Monarchs): The Terrors of Kingship
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Richard III: The Self-Made King
The definitive biography and assessment of the wily and formidable prince who unexpectedly became monarch--the most infamous king in British history
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Quest for Queen Mary
The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full for the first time and edited by much-admired royal biographer Hugo Vickers.
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Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me
A definitive new biography of one of British history's most controversial figures, that seeks to bring peace to Richard III's reputation.
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Meghan: Royal Duchess and Mother
A beautifully illustrated biography of Meghan, covering her early years, Hollywood career and fairytale wedding to Prince Harry, while focusing on her royal year as duchess, wife and mother.
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Queen Elizabeth II
This is the story not only of the head of a dynasty, but also a history of our times.
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Anne Boleyn
Anne Boleyn is perhaps the most influential and important queen consort England ever had. This book reveals the facts behind one of the most divisive figures in British history.
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Diana: Her True Story - In Her Own Words: The Sunday Times Number-One Bestseller
A reissue of this classic title with a new introduction by Andrew Morton reflecting on the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the original publication, and on the long term legacy of Diana.
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Edward IV (Penguin Monarchs): The Summer King
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Pocket The Queen Wisdom: Inspirational quotes and wise words from an iconic monarch
An inspiring collection of some of the best-loved quotes from her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess
The first in-depth biography of Meghan Markle, the American actress and humanitarian campaigner who will marry Prince Harry in May 2018, written by the world's best-known royal biographer.
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Alfred the Great
In an era darkened by the terror of the Viking invasions, England's first and greatest king was a beacon of light.
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Harry: Conversations with the Prince - INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE ACCESS & INTERVIEWS WITH PRINCE HARRY
Once a reckless rebel, now a respected role model, Prince Harry is one of the world's most popular royals and the force behind giving the British royal family a twenty-first century makeover. How has he done it? Harry: Conversations with the Prince is a three-dimensional look at what Harry is really like, both on and off royal duty. It is written by distinguished journalist and author Angela Levin, who accompanied Prince Harry on many of his engagements and had exclusive access to him at Kensington Palace. The book unwraps the real man behind the camera, and his own perceptive insights. It delves into his troubled childhood and the lasting effect of losing his adored mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, so young. Angela Levin found a complex man who has inherited his late mother's extraordinary charisma and is determined to 'make a difference.' Product Information: ISBN: 9781786068965 Author: Angela Levin Publisher: John Blake Publishing Format: Hardback Pages: Hardback Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 3cm
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Empress: Queen Victoria and India
An entirely original account of Victoria's relationship with the Raj, which shows how India was central to the Victorian monarchy from as early as 1837
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Mary Queen of Scots
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Victoria and Albert
A beautifully illustrated account of one of the greatest royal love matches of all time
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Queen Elizabeth II's Guide to Life
A timely celebration of the many attributes our Queen brings to the nation - fortitude, stoicism, diplomacy, family values, sense of fun and style.
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Mary Queen of Scots: Film Tie-in
A long-overdue and dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians at work today.
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Untitled
Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life? Amid the cacophony of condemnation her story has become obfuscated. Untitled is an intimate biography of one of the most misunderstood women in British royal history.
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Pets by Royal Appointment: The Royal Family and Their Animals
A warm and light-hearted take on the British royal family and their love of animals.
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Princess Margaret: A Life Unravelled
Elegant and sophisticated biography of Princess Margaret, the controversial sister of Queen Elizabeth II, the Princess Diana of her day
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King and Outlaw: The Real Robert the Bruce
Discover the real personality behind the multi-million-dollar Netflix blockbuster Outlaw King
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Prince Charles at 70: Our Future King
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Elfrida: The First Crowned Queen of England
The first-ever biography of the most powerful woman of tenth-century England.
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People of Colour and the Royals
In People of Colour and the Royals, Lady Colin Campbell turns her attention to subjects with which she is intimately familiar. Born in Jamaica in 1949, when that country had inadequate but progressive and inclusive race relations, her lack of prejudice allows her to examine the sometimes difficult past with objectivity and candour.
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Diana: Her True Story - In Her Own Words: The Sunday Times Number-One Bestseller
THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLERA reissue of this classic title brought up to date with never-before-published material from the original taped interviews and a new introduction by Andrew Morton.
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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage
A revealing insight into the marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, published to mark their 70th wedding anniversary
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Murder of Princess Diana
A whole nation stood paralysed at the news of Princess Diana's tragic death after a car crash in Paris in August 1997. However heartbroken about the accident that took the life of the People's Princess, many people were sceptical about the government's official statements.