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The broadcast that George VI made to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939 - which formed the climax of the multi Oscar-winning film The King's Speech - was the product of years of hard work with Lionel Logue, his iconoclastic Australian-born speech therapist. Yet the rela... read more

The King's War: A Commoner, the Crown and Britain's Greatest Struggle
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Series:Six Tudor Queens Ser.

'This six-book series looks likely to become a landmark in historical fiction' The Times Alison Weir, historian and author of the Sunday Times bestsellers KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN, ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION and JANE SEYMOUR:THE HAUNTED... read more

Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets (#4 Six Tudor Queens)
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Series:The English Monarchs Series

Professor Prestwich's study of Edward I, first published in 1988, is a full-length account of one of the leading monarchs of the Middle Ages. A king who pioneered legal and parliamentary change, conquered Wales and came close to conquering Scotland, Edward also governed Gascony in south-west ... read more

Edward I
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It is an amazing feat in the 21st century that Queen Elizabeth II, a small, elderly woman in her mid-eighties, should be one of the most recognisable people on the planet. Her voice is redolent of another era, her interests are esoteric to many of her people, her opinions on anything from the weather ... read more

Royalty Inc: Britain's Best-Known Brand
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Series:Penguin Monarchs

Just as this book is being published, Elizabeth II will become the longest-serving monarch who ever sat on the English or British throne. Yet her personality and influence remain elusive. This book, by a senior politician who has spent significant periods of time in her company, and is also a distingu... read more

Elizabeth II: The Steadfast
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Already famous throughout Europe for his theories of planetary motion and gravity, Isaac Newton decided to take on the job of running the Royal Mint. And there, Newton became drawn into a battle with William Chaloner, the most skilful of counterfeiters, a man who not only got away with faking His Maje... read more

Newton and the Counterfeiter
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The London Scene
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A Guardian Book of the Year. The Times Best Biography of the Year. Mail on Sunday Biography of the Year. Daily Mail Biography of Year. 'Andrew Lownie's biography of Guy Burgess, Stalin's Englishman ...shrewd, thorough, revelatory.' William Boyd 'In the sad and funny Stalin's Englishman, [Lownie] manag... read more

Stalin's Englishman
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Thomas Cromwell is known to millions as the leading character in Hilary Mantel's bestselling Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. But who was the real Cromwell? Born a lowly tavern keeper's son, Cromwell rose swiftly through the ranks to become Henry VIII's right hand man, and one of the most powerful f... read more

Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
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Series:Bloomsbury Revelations Ser.

This history will endure; not only because Sir Winston has written it, but also because of its own inherent virtues - its narrative power, its fine judgment of war and politics, of soldiers and statesmen, and even more because it reflec... read more

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples: The New World: Volume II
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Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, restoring the Protestant faith to England. At the heart of the new queen's court lay Elizabeth's bedchamber, closely guarded by the favoured women who helped her dress, looked after her jewels and shared her bed. Elizabeth's private life was of public, politi... read more

Elizabeth's Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen's Court
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Series:Bloomsbury Revelations Ser.

This history will endure; not only because Sir Winston has written it, but also because of its own inherent virtues - its narrative power, its fine judgment of war and politics, of soldiers and statesmen, and even more because ... read more

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples: The Age of Revolution: Volume III
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