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Product Description: How royal parents dealt with raising their children over the past thousand years, from keeping Vikings at bay to fending off paparazzi. William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are setting trends for millions of parents around the world...read more

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9781459735699 | Dundurn Pr Ltd, May 2, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: How royal parents dealt with raising their children over the past thousand years, from keeping Vikings at bay to fending off paparazzi.

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Product Description: This engaging biography chronicles the life and times of Cleopatra, spanning from the Ptolemaic period to recent archaeological work uncovering artifacts relating to her era.• Highlights the key events in Cleopatra's life and times on a concise timeline• Includes photographs, illustrations, and a helpful bibliograph...read more

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9781440830297 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 30, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This engaging biography chronicles the life and times of Cleopatra, spanning from the Ptolemaic period to recent archaeological work uncovering artifacts relating to her era.

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Product Description: From a New York Times bestselling author comes a mesmerizing story of love, loss, and war.An unforgettable portrait of the Kennedy family’s favorite daughter, Kick Kennedy begins with Kick’s arrival in England in 1938 as her father became the U...read more

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9781250071316 | Thomas Dunne Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A Los Angeles Times BestsellerKathleen “Kick” Kennedy was the incandescent life-force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father’s acknowledged “favorite of all the children” and her brother Jack’s “psychological twin.

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9781250115935 | Reprint edition (Thomas Dunne Books, April 11, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: From a New York Times bestselling author comes a mesmerizing story of love, loss, and war.

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9781427281265 | Macmillan Audio, April 12, 2016, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy was the incandescent life-force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father’s acknowledged “favorite of all the children” and her brother Jack’s “psychological twin.

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Product Description: Edward I (1272-1307) is one of the most commanding of all English rulers. He fought in southwest France, in Wales, In Scotland and in northern France, he ruled with ruthlessness and confidence, undoing the chaotic failure of his father, Henry III's reign...read more

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9780141978772 | Penguin Uk, March 1, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Edward I (1272-1307) is one of the most commanding of all English rulers.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE INDEPENDENT • From bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Margaret Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to influence the succession after the death of Elizabeth I...read more

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9780345521392 | Ballantine Books, January 12, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE INDEPENDENT • From bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Margaret Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to influence the succession after the death of Elizabeth I.

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9780345521408 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE INDEPENDENT • From bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Margaret Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to influence the succession after the death of Elizabeth I.

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Product Description: Succeeding to the throne at the age of only nine months, Henry VI had a turbulent reign: he inherited a war with France and, in time, found himself at war with his own nobles. James Ross surveys this eventful life, including Henry's deposition at the hands of Edward IV and his eventual return to the throne...read more

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9780141979342 | Penguin Uk, February 1, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Succeeding to the throne at the age of only nine months, Henry VI had a turbulent reign: he inherited a war with France and, in time, found himself at war with his own nobles.

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Product Description: A celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this fabulous collection of photographs from the archives of the Daily Mail shows Queen Elizabeth from the time she was a new-born baby in 1926, through her childhood and the war years, to her marriage, her coronation and on throughout her incredible sixty years on the throne...read more

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9781780336824 | Constable & Robinson Ltd, December 13, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this fabulous collection of photographs from the archives of the Daily Mail shows Queen Elizabeth from the time she was a new-born baby in 1926, through her childhood and the war years, to her marriage, her coronation and on throughout her incredible sixty years on the throne.

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Product Description: A lively and poignant biography of the young princess who, at the impressionable age of eleven, found that she was now heiress to the throne, by the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria. We can hardly imagine a Britain without Elizabeth II on the throne...read more

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9781410484741 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 2, 2015), cover price $33.99 | About this edition: We can hardly imagine a Britain without Elizabeth II.
9781605988917 | Pegasus Books, November 16, 2015, cover price $28.95

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9781681772530 | Reprint edition (Pegasus Books, December 6, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A lively and poignant biography of the young princess who, at the impressionable age of eleven, found that she was now heiress to the throne, by the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria.

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9781494516956 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 15, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: We can hardly imagine a Britain without Elizabeth II on the throne.
9781494566951 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 15, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: We can hardly imagine a Britain without Elizabeth II on the throne.

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Product Description: James VI & I, the namesake of the King James Version of the Bible, had a series of notorious male favorites. No one denies that these relationships were amorous, but were they sexual? Michael B. Young merges political history with recent scholarship in the history of sexuality to answer that question...read more

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9781781555439 | Fonthill Media, November 30, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: James VI & I, the namesake of the King James Version of the Bible, had a series of notorious male favorites.

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Product Description: Romantic victim? Ruthless other woman? Innocent pawn? Religious reformer? Fool, flirt and adulteress? Politician? Witch? During her life, Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s ill-fated second queen, was internationally famous – or notorious; today, she still attracts passionate adherents and furious detractors...read more

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9781473843615 | Pen & Sword, November 30, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Romantic victim?

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9781473853331, titled "Marie Antoinette’s Confidante: The Rise and Fall of the Princesse De Lamballe" | Pen & Sword, November 30, 2016, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Few English monarchs fought harder for the right to rule than King Edward IV—Shakespeare’s glorious son of York. Cast in the true Plantagenet mold, more than six feet tall, he was a charismatic leader. In the 11 years between 1460 and 1471, he fought five major battles in the Wars of the Roses...read more

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9781445660257 | Reprint edition (Amberley Pub Plc, November 30, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Few English monarchs fought harder for the right to rule than King Edward IV—Shakespeare’s glorious son of York.

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Product Description: Eleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England’s greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrushed from history; yet she had one of the most fascinating lives of any of England’s queens. Her childhood was spent in the centre of the Spanish reconquest and was dominated by her military hero of a father (St Ferdinand) and her prodigiously clever brother (King Alfonso X the Learned)...read more

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9781445635897 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, May 12, 2015, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Eleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England’s greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrushed from history; yet she had one of the most fascinating lives of any of England’s queens.

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9781445660264 | Reprint edition (Amberley Pub Plc, November 30, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Eleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England’s greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrushed from history; yet she had one of the most fascinating lives of any of England’s queens.
9781445650517 | Reprint edition (Amberley Pub Plc, December 19, 2015), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Eleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England’s greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrushed from history; yet she had one of the most fascinating lives of any of England’s queens.

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Product Description: This latest book from John Van der Kiste, the eminent historian of European royalty, is an account of Queen Victoria’s personal and political relationships with the empires, or to be more exact, the Kings and Queens, Emperors, Empresses and their families of France, Germany, Austria and Russia...read more

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9781781555507 | Fonthill Media, November 30, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This latest book from John Van der Kiste, the eminent historian of European royalty, is an account of Queen Victoria’s personal and political relationships with the empires, or to be more exact, the Kings and Queens, Emperors, Empresses and their families of France, Germany, Austria and Russia.

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Product Description: Margaret of Navarre, Queen of Sicily, was one of the most important women of the twelfth century, acting as regent during a pivotal phase in her kingdom's history. Her life and times make for the compelling story of a wife, sister, mother and leader...read more

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9780991588657 | Trinacria Editions Llc, October 10, 2016, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Margaret of Navarre, Queen of Sicily, was one of the most important women of the twelfth century, acting as regent during a pivotal phase in her kingdom's history.

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Product Description: This is the first modern scholarly biography of Blanche of Castile, whose identity has until now been subsumed in that of her son, the saintly Louis IX. A central figure in the politics of medieval Europe, Blanche was a sophisticated patron of religion and culture...read more

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9780300219265 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This is the first modern scholarly biography of Blanche of Castile, whose identity has until now been subsumed in that of her son, the saintly Louis IX.

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Product Description: The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our times. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this stunning new portrait is a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief, of strength and resilience...read more

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9781400069880 | Random House Inc, November 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our times.

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Product Description: When Victoria was born, in 1819, the world was a very different place. Revolution would threaten many of Europe's monarchies in the coming decades. In Britain, a generation of royals had indulged their whims at the public's expense, and republican sentiment was growing...read more

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9781681680743, titled "Victoria the Queen: The Woman Who Shaped the Modern World" | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, November 15, 2016), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: When Victoria was born, in 1819, the world was a very different place.

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9781476743950 | Gallery Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9781476743967 | Reprint edition (Gallery Books, November 15, 2016), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: “Game-changing . . . How history should be written.” — Andrew Roberts, author of Napoleon: A Life [An] ambitious re-examination of the intersection of gender and monarchy.” — New York Times Book Review   Queen Elizabeth I was all too happy to play on courtly conventions of gender when it suited her “weak and feeble woman’s body” to do so for political gain...read more

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9780544577848 | Houghton Mifflin, November 10, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A new portrait that casts the queen as she saw herself: not as an exceptional woman, but as an exceptional ruler Queen Elizabeth I was all too happy to play on courtly conventions of gender when it suited her “weak and feeble woman’s body” to do so for political gain.

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9780544811911 | Mariner Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “Game-changing .
9780297871309 | Gardners Books, November 13, 2014, cover price $23.65

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9781504673143 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 10, 2015), cover price $34.95
9781504673136 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 10, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Kelly Birch] A new biographical portrait that casts the queen as she saw herself -- not as an exceptional woman, but as an exceptional ruler.

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Product Description: In 1461 Edward Earl of March, a handsome 18-year old of massive charisma and ability, usurped the English throne from Henry VI. Ten years on, he finally secured his kingdom. The years that followed witnessed a period of peace and economic and industrial expansion...read more

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9780141978697 | Penguin Uk, November 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1461 Edward Earl of March, a handsome 18-year old of massive charisma and ability, usurped the English throne from Henry VI.

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