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Unruly : the ridiculous history of England's kings and queens

Summary: "In this hilarious book that takes history seriously, a British actor and comedian introduces England's earliest kings and queens, who were mostly as silly and weird in real life as they appear today in their portraits, revealing a story of narcissists, inadequate self-control, excessive beheadings, uncivil wars and more." - provided by publisher

Item details

  • ISBN: 0593728483
  • ISBN: 9780593728482
  • Physical Description: 431 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2023]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"A tale of power, glory and gore from Arthur to Elizabeth I"--Dust jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pre-Willy. King Arthur ; King King ; King Ceolwulf of Northumbria ; King Offa of Merica ; 'King hell, it's the 'king 'kings! ; King Alfred the great ; Kings Edward, Athelstan, Edmund, Eadred, Eadwig, Edgar and another Edward, and Queen Aethelflaed ; King Aethelred the unready ; See next you Tuesday ; A pair of cnuts ; King Edward the confessor ; King Harold of... ; ...Hastings -- Dukes of Hazard. King William I ; King William II ; King Henry I ; King Stephen ; King Henry II ; King Richard I ; King John -- Here comes the reign again. King Henry III ; King Edward I ; King Edward II ; King Edward III ; King Richard II -- Everything's coming up roses. King Henry IV ; King Henry V ; King Henry VI ; King Edward IV ; King Henry VI, the readeption ; King Edward IV, alone at last ; King Edward V ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII ; King Edward VI ; Lady Jane Grey ; Queen Mary I ; Queen Elizabeth I.
Subject: Great Britain Politics and government
Great Britain Civilization
Great Britain History 0-1066
Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography
Great Britain History
Queens
Great Britain Kings and rulers
Great Britain
England
Royal houses
Monarchy
Kings and rulers
Courts and courtiers
HUMOR / History
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / Norman Conquest to Late Medieval (1066-1485)
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / Middle Ages (449-1066)
Grande-Bretagne Histoire 1066-1485 (Moyen Âge)
Grande-Bretagne Histoire 449-1066 (Période anglo-saxonne)
Cours et courtisans
Maisons royales Grande-Bretagne
Maisons royales Angleterre
Great Britain History Medieval period, 1066-1485
Great Britain History Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066
Courts and courtiers
Monarchy History
Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography
Royal houses Great Britain
Royal houses England
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.
History.
Biographies.
Biographies.

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