I Love Kings & Queens

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Did you know that, after the Battle of Hastings, Harold's tattoos were used to identify his body? Or that Elizabeth of York was the model for the queen in the first deck of cards? That Queen Victoria appears on the 1851 Census with her occupation listed as "the Queen?" Or that Henry VIII used a wheelchair and wore glasses? This fun little fact book, with 400 fantastic facts about royal history and more than 100 illustrations, will delight fans of British history everywhere!


Richard Smyth is a writer and researcher with a longstanding interest in British History. His previous books include English History: Strange But True.