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GREEN, J.: Kings and Queens of England (Unabridged)


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GREEN, J.: Kings and Queens of England (Unabridged)

Which king liked to bathe while the band played Rule Britannia? Which queen was so fat she needed a hoist to get on the throne? Which prince shut his wife out of Westminster Abbey to prevent her from being crowned? Who was the blood-thirstiest monarch of them all? Kings and Queens of England is a no-holds-barred account of the British monarchy with the gossip and gore left in, and nothing left out! It leaves no stone unturned in its mission to portray kings and queens as they really were, warts and all.

Disc 1

  Kings and Queens of England (Unabridged)
1.   Introduction: A Thousand Years of History 00:04:02
2.   Chapter 1: The Anglo Saxons 00:07:35
3.   When Alfred died in 899… 00:08:36
4.   Chapter 2: The Normans 00:04:34
5.   In 1100, William Rufus died… 00:05:03
6.   Chapter 3: The Plantagenets 00:04:26
7.   Henry was succeeded by his eldest surviving son, Richard. 00:06:55
8.   John's son, Henry III, was crowned in a hurry… 00:05:51
9.   Edward's son, Edward II, became King in 1307… 00:06:14
10.   Richard II was only ten years old when he became king… 00:05:55
11.   Henry V took the throne in 1413… 00:05:56
12.   Edward IV became king in 1461… 00:05:27
13.   Chapter 4: The Tudors 00:08:28

Disc 2

  Kings and Queens of England (Unabridged)
1.   If the Pope wouldn't allow Henry to divorce… 00:05:14
2.   In 1552, Edward became very ill… 00:04:08
3.   Elizabeth I became queen at the age of twenty - five. 00:05:31
4.   Elizabeth's greatest challenge came from another queen… 00:04:35
5.   Chapter 5: The Stuarts 00:04:48
6.   Charles I became king at the age of twenty - four. 00:04:42
7.   In 1649, England became a republic… 00:05:40
8.   In 1685, Charles died. 00:07:24
9.   Chapter 6: House of Hanover 00:06:21
10.   George III was the grandson of George II. 00:06:33
11.   William was the third son of George III. 00:08:46
12.   Chapter 7: The House of Windsor 00:08:00
13.   Elizabeth became queen at just twenty - five years old… 00:06:39

Total Playing Time: 02:37:23

Green, Jen

Soames, Benjamin

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior History

Catalogue No: NA0111

Barcode: 9781843796534

Physical Release: 02/2013

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