This is a new edition of the drama and history of Britain's royal lineage from the Saxons to the Windsors. Don't know your Albert from your Ethelred? Which Henry had six wives, and which was crowned at eight years old? "Kings & Queens of England and Scotland" is the essential guide that will help you sort your Tudors from your Stuarts, and discover how each monarch helped to shape the country we live in today. Easy to read biographies of each sovereign highlight key dates and achievements and family trees illustrate relations and ancestors - new edition includes noteworthy recent events in the Royal Family including the engagement of Prince William to Kate Middleton. "Kings & Queens of England and Scotland" is suitable for those just beginning their journey into royal history or for those who simply want to check their facts.
Plantagenet Somerset Fry, a descendent of the Plantagenet dynasty, was an internationally renowned expert on the heraldry and history of British royalty. He was the author of DK's History of the World.