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Sir Roy Strong was director of the National Portrait Gallery from 1967 to 1971 and director of the Victoria & Albert Museum from 1974 to 1987, when he resigned to become a full-time writer, broadcaster and consultant. His books include The Story of Britain, The Arts in Britain, Coronation: A History of Kingship and the British Monarchy and, most recently, A Little History of the English Country Church.

Books by Roy Strong

Visions of England

A major contribution to the debate about English identity that locates the roots of Englishness in the cultural imagination.

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A Little History Of The English Country Church

The first narrative history of the English country church - from its origins in Anglo-Saxon times to its uncertain future in the twenty-first century.

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Henry, Prince of Wales

The first major study of Henry IX, and a fascinating but often neglected episode in English history - by the bestselling author of The Story of Britain.

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