Royalty

Diana: A Tribute to the People's Princess

By Peter Donnelly

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The Honorable Diana Frances Spencer's ultimate triumph owed nothing to her marriage to Prince Charles and everything to her inner qualities--an innate ability to understand and connect with ordinary people, especially the desperately sick, the rejected, and the "unloved."

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The Usborne Book of Princess Stories

By Stephen Cartwright and Heather Amery

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Contains four stories about a young princess named Alice and her brother Prince Max: The Princess and the Pig, The Little Dragon, The Tournament, and The Royal Broomstick. JE Fic Ame Suggested for ages 3-6.
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The Royal Palaces of Tudor England: Architecture and Court Life, 1460-1547

By Simon Thurley

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The Curator of Historic Royal Places shares his insights into the many residences of the Tudor royal family. Lots of illustrations here, including floor and ground plans, and insights into the court's etiquette, hygiene, religion, government, cooking and interior decoration, as well as their preferred sports.

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The King's Fool: A Book about Medieval and Renaissance Fools

By Dana Fradon

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This book about the kings' (and queens') own comics is fun and informative. A good jumping off spot for reports.

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Dr. Johnson's London: Coffee-houses and Climbing Boys, Medicine, Toothpaste and Gin, Poverty and Press-gangs, Freakshows and Female Education

By Liza Picard

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Coffee shops have been used as gathering places for a long time. During their mid-eighteenth century incarnation, they served as a meeting place for middle class up and comers and political radicals.

As might be surmised from the title, Dr. Johnson's London gives glimpses into the various sights, smells, and practical matters of life in long ago London for criminals, the poor, the middle class, high society and royalty. The author draws largely from original sources.

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The Royal Griffin: Frederick Prince of Wales

By John Walters

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A complete biography of Frederick, for whom Fredericksburg was named.

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Royal Gardens

By Roy Strong

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Lovely photographs enhance this ode to British royal families' fascination with gardening. An entire chapter is devoted to the Prince Frederick and his wife's development of the gardens at Kew.

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The New Cambridge Modern History: VII. The Old Regime 1713 - 63.

By J. O. Lindsay

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A political, military, and diplomatic history of the period with a special emphasis on international trade, technological progress and colonization, and European domination.

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George III: A Personal History

By Christopher Hibbert

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A more thorough and evenhanded examination of George III's character than Americans usually see. An early chapter is devoted to an exploration of George III's father, Prince Frederick. Also available on audiocassette.

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One Monday Morning

By Uri Shulevitz

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The queen and the prince come back every day to find their friend.

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