Category: Biography: Royalty

The Last Hurrah : The 1947 Royal Tour of Southern Africa and the End of Empire

The Last Hurrah

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'A fascinating but too little noticed book which tells a…
Napoleon : Soldier of Destiny

Napoleon

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Michael Broers' biography draws on the thoughts of Napoleon himself…
Sheila : The Australian ingenue who bewitched British society

Sheila

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Vivacious, confident and striking, young Australian Sheila Chisholm met her…
Richard III : Brother, Protector, King

Richard III

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'Fresh, gripping and vivid' Simon Sebag Montefiore 'Majestically narrated' Dan…
Long Live the King : The Mysterious Fate of Edward II

Long Live the King

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Edward II's death at Berkeley Castle in 1327, murdered by…
My Dearest, Dearest Albert : Queen Victoria's Life Through Her Letters and Journals

My Dearest, Dearest Albert

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Using excerpts from her letters and diaries, this book shows…
Censoring Queen Victoria : How Two Gentlemen Edited a Queen and Created an Icon

Censoring Queen Victoria

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'Fascinating' BBC History 'Remarkable and clever' New York Times 'Original…
Shogun : The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu

Shogun

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This book tells the fascinating history of the life of…
Mary Queen of Scots : Film Tie-in

Mary Queen of Scots

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Now a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of…
Edward the Confessor (Revised)

Edward the Confessor (Revised)

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Frank Barlow's magisterial biography, first published in 1970 and here…
Athelstan (Penguin Monarchs) : The Making of England

Athelstan (Penguin Monarchs)

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The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of…
Divorced, Beheaded, Died... : The History of Britain's Kings and Queens in Bite-sized Chunks

Divorced, Beheaded, Died…

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Featuring tales of murder, adultery, beheadings, civil war, usurpation and…
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