07 avril 2010

Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain devised and edited by Eric R. Delderfield

This revisited edition of a book that has proved itself an invaluable reference work and has steadily sold many thousands of copies, provides a unique summary of the carrers of all the Kings and Queens of England from the early Saxons to Elizabeth II. The character of each monarch is discussed and the principal events of each reign are briefly described. The way in which kings shaped and were shaped by their own times emerges vividly; so too does the gradual change in the role of the monarchy as government by elected parliament... [Lire la suite]
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