Best books on queen elizabeth ii

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Books About Queen Elizabeth II (52 books)

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Great Books Great Gifts - Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family

6 New Books About the Royal Family You Might Not Know About — And Why You Need Them

Here's plenty of royal intrigue to keep you going if you've finished bingeing season 2. Tim Heald, Princess Margaret. In The Crown , Queen Elizabeth always has to sacrifice her wants and desires for the role she must play, while her younger sister Princess Margaret often gets to have plain, simple fun. Of course, season 2 provides a fascinating portrait of the marriage, making this an essential companion reading. Sally Bedell Smith, Elizabeth the Queen.

Make Your Own List. Robert Lacey is a bestselling author who has been writing about the Queen for nearly 40 years. He is a historian and biographer whose research has taken him from the Middle East to America's Midwest. Majesty , his pioneering biography of Queen Elizabeth II, is the definitive study of British monarchy. How would you personally describe her importance?

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Recommendations are always welcome! Hardman provides fascinating behind-the-scenes descriptions and analysis of royal tours and state visits as well as subtle examples of royal diplomacy, especially within the context of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings. The various aspects of royal travels including unique gifts, fashion choices, menus and itineraries are explained in detail. There is a section devoted to the role of the Royal Yacht Britannia in royal diplomacy before the ship was decomissioned in the s. Hardman places Commonwealth history within the context of current events concerning the monarchy and Commonwealth. Queen of the World begins with the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, which confirmed that the Prince of Wales will succeed the Queen as Head of the Commonwealth and concludes with the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, who included floral emblems from the Commonwealth nations in the design of her wedding veil. There are fascinating descriptions of the Queen as a culinary tourist, tasting bouillabaisse in the French riviera and seeking out local delicacies on private visits to Switzerland, Italy and Germany.


  1. Marana L. says:

    The English Constitution

  2. Violeta C. says:

    The Gown offers a behind-the-scenes angle on the royals that will leave you wanting more.

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