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Henry III: The Son of Magna Carta by Matthew Lewis. At the age of nine, England's King Henry III was handed a monarchy in peril. As he grew into adulthood, he wrenched power from men who had held it for years. Later he was imprisoned and again had to fight for his kingdom. Published in May 2017.

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Published in June 2017

British Royalty

Kings of Georgian Britain by Catherine Curzon. The lives of the four King Georges and the events that shaped their characters and reigns, from love affairs to family feuds.

The King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis by Adrian Phillips. Reveals the harsh realities of how government responds when a British monarch steps out of line.

A Royal Couple in Canada: Official Vists by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip by Allison Lawlor. Photographs from more than 60 years of royal visits to Canada.

Prince Harry: The Inside Story by Duncan Larcombe. Biography written by a former Royal Editor for the Sun newspaper in London.

Diana: Her True Story -- in Her Own Words by Andrew Morton is a fully revised edition of the book Princess Diana secretly helped the author write in 1992. Now, 25 years on, Andrew Morton has revisited the princess's secret tapes for new insights into her life and mind.

Diana, the People's Princess: A Celebration of Her Life and Legacy 20 Years on by Nicholas Owen. An illustrated look at the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in a car accident at the age of 36. (Updated from the original 1997 edition.)

Other

Death Rites and Hawaiian Royalty by Ralph Thomas Kam. Funerary practices in the Kamehameha and Kalakaua dynasties, 1819-1953. Includes dozens of historic drawings and photographs.


Published in May 2017

Britain

The Complete King Arthur: Many Faces, One Hero by John and Caitlin Matthews. Examines the evidence for every major theory about the existence of King Arthur, drawing on modern archaeology and scholarship.

The Private Life of Edward IV by John Ashdown-Hill. A study of the complex web of stories around the king's alleged sexual relationships and offspring.

Rome

Julius Caesar by T. P. Wiseman. How Caesar changed the world by starting the transformation of the Roman republic into a quasi-monarchy.

Maximinus Thrax: From Common Soldier to Emperor of Rome by Paul N. Pearson. More than seven feet tall, Maximinus became emperor in a military coup.

Other

Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom: The Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641-1699 by Sher Banu A. L. Khan. How the rule of the sultanahs of Indonesia's Aceh region was legitimized by both Islam and adat (indigenous customary laws).

Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting by Carolyn Harris. How European royal parents dealt with raising their children, from keeping Vikings at bay to fending off paparazzi.

Transnational Histories of the 'Royal Nation' edited by Milinda Banerjee, Charlotte Backerra, abd Cathleen Sarti. This book argues that modern monarchies have been at the center of nation-construction in Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America.

Fiction

Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession by Alison Weir. A novel that presents Henry VIII's second wife as a scholarly young woman who can't resist the temptations of power.



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