Are you a fan of the modern generation of royals? How much do you know about the lives of Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and the rest of the Royal Family? If you’re a fan, then this is a great book which will give you fascinating information about royals both past and present. Separated into sections containing information on individual royals, traditions of the monarchy, kings and queens from history, and of course Queen Elizabeth II, you will find more than 100 amazing facts inside!
To talk about royalty is to talk of many things: privilege, equality, nationality, morality, family life, parenting, divorce, the media and more. Important themes and issues flow through the seemingly trivial everyday chatter about royalty. Now with a new preface, Talking of the Royal Family was the first serious full-length study of royalty to emerge from this rhetorical perspective and remains relevant today.
A magnificent tribute to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reigning monarch, and a celebration of the British royal family. Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family is a stunning visual guide to the Queen, taking you from her childhood all the way up to the celebrations surrounding Elizabeth II's 90th birthday. Telling the story of the House of Windsor with exclusive photos, including events such as the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and profiles on key people such as Princess Diana and Prince Harry, right up to the births of Prince George and Princess Charlotte and the Queen's 90th birthday, this is the complete guide to the world's most famous royal family. Includes the complete history of the kings and queens of England and Scotland, tracing the line of succession to the throne, this is the perfect book for anyone who loves the Queen and royal family, or is interested in the history of the British monarchy. Previous edition ISBN 9780241270363
Where does the Queen live? Who will be the next king? Does Prince George have any pets? Find the answers and much more in this concise introduction to the royal family, covering the most senior royals, how they are related, their homes and much more. You'll also discover some cool facts about the family. Find out who Prince Philip once called "a plum pudding" and which royal was in the Olympics!
Every year over 5000 royal engagements take place around the world, from the Queen's famous summer garden parties to the mysterious world of the Privy Council and high-profile overseas tours. But little is widely known about the inner workings of the institution that lies at the very heart of the British nation. For the first time ever, The Monarchy takes the reader behind the scenes, meeting the people that keep the royal machine running like clockwork. With unprecedented access to the key players and organizations involved, The Monarchy follows the working life of the Queen over the course of a whole year, both home and abroad. Ever wondered who opens the Queen's mail, who pays the bills, or even how the royals follow the score in the Ashes? Alongside such trivial matters sit weightier concerns, such as audiences with the Prime Minister, the formal honouring of bravery and excellence, and the sensitive issue of the royal response at times of controversy or crisis. Accompanying a major BBC1 television series, The Monarchy provides a fascinating insight into the public and private lives of this most familiar of families. Written by the Daily Mail's, Robert Hardman, and lavishly illustrated with exclusive colour photographs, this book will appeal both to avid royal-watchers and anyone fascinated in the history and heritage of the United Kingdom.