The secrets of Queen Victoria's sixth child, Princess Louise, may be destined to remain hidden forever. What was so dangerous about this artistic, tempestuous royal that her life has been...
Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter of Edward IV, at seventeen she was relegated from pampered princess...
This compelling new account of Henry VIII is by no means yet another history of the 'old monster' and his reign. The 'monster' displayed here is, at the very least...
An illustrated biography of a very modern, some would say unprecedented, British royal romance between the man who may, one day, be king and a beautiful, middle-class English girl. It...
Andrew Marr's vivid account of the Queen and her reign now available in paperback.
A revelatory and racy biography of the early life of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.
Published alongside a flagship BBC television series to mark her Diamond Jubilee, this book is an account of The Queen's reign
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The first published collection of the Queen Mother's witty, vivid and intelligent letters
Edward VII, who gave his name to the Edwardian era but was always known as Bertie, was fifty-nine when he finally came to power and ushered out the Victorian age...
Her personal life riven by passion, illness and intrigue, Queen Anne presided over some of the most momentous events in British history. Like Antonia Fraser's life of Marie Antoinette or...
One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the twentieth century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first...
Leanda de Lisle
The Tudors are a national obsession; they are our most notorious royal family. By creating a family portrait set against the background of this past, this book presents fresh perspectives...
Not only has Queen Elizabeth II, one of the most popular public figures on Earth, reigned through Britain's transformation from an imperial power to a multicultural, multimedia nation, but she...
During the sixty-odd years of her reign, Queen Victoria gathered around her a household dedicated to her service. Sitting squarely at its centre is Victoria, and through the eyes of...
William Cavendish, the father of the first Earl, dissolved monasteries for Henry VIII. This book reveals how the dynasty made and lost fortunes, fought and fornicated, built great houses, patronised...
Following the decades of Elizabeth's reign, the author looks at the Queen's Christmas messages, pulling out quotes on particular themes, and exploring the wider contexts behind them.