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'I absolutely love this book.' TRACY ANN OBERMAN 'Endlessly fascinating and hard to put down. I read it all in one sitting, enjoying the colour and grandeur ... Full of character and characters, this is a tour de force.' JULIA NEUB... read more

Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World
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 British

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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 British

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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 British

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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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 ... read more

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples: The Birth of Britain: Volume I
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