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  • Published: 18 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446449110
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

Britain's Royal Families

The Complete Genealogy




A unique book on the perennially fascinating subject of Britain's royal families by this well established popular historian. New updated edition to coincide with the Queen's Golden Jubilee.

Fascinating and authoritative of Britain's royal families from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I to Queen Victoria, by leading popular historian Alison Weir

'George III is alleged to have married secretly, on 17th April, 1759, a Quakeress called Hannah Lightfoot. If George III did make such a marriage.then his subsequent marriage to Queen Charlotte was bigamous, and every monarch of Britain since has been a usurper, the rightful heirs of George III being his children by Hannah Lightfoot...'

Britain's Royal Families provides in one volume, complete genealogical details of all members of the royal houses of England, Scotland and Great Britain - from 800AD to the present. Drawing on countless authorities, both ancient and modern, Alison Weir explores the crown and royal family tree in unprecedented depth and provides a comprehensive guide to the heritage of today's royal family - with fascinating insight and often scandalous secrets.

'Staggeringly useful... combines solid information with tantalising appetisers.' Mail on Sunday

  • Published: 18 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446449110
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

About the author

Alison Weir

Alison Weir is one of Britain’s top-selling historians. She is the author of numerous works of history and historical fiction, specialising in the medieval and Tudor periods. Her bestselling history books include The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth of York and The Lost Tudor Princess. Her novels include Innocent Traitor, Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession. She is an Honorary Life Patron of Historic Royal Palaces and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She lives and works in Surrey.

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Praise for Britain's Royal Families

A gem of a book ... The distillation of years of research by the author, who must be applauded also for the brevity ... A must have reference book.

The Bookfiend's Kingdom

Staggeringly useful... combines solid information with tantalising appetisers.

Mail on Sunday

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