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Kings and queens in world history

R. J. Unstead

Kings and queens in world history

by R. J. Unstead

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Published by Odhams in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kings and rulers.,
  • Queens.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published as Some kings and queens and Royal adventurers.

    Statement[by] R. J. Unstead; illustrated by William Stobbs.
    ContributionsUnstead, R. J., Unstead, R. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD107 .U5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5569860M
    LC Control Number67077371
    OCLC/WorldCa4965100

    Alexander and his armies travelled far from Macedon, and in “only 13 years, Alexander created the greatest empire the world had ever seen.” Creating empires was something many kings and queens did, but there were some who focused more on making their own country strong internally. One of these rulers was Queen Elizabeth I of England. King, or king regnant, is the title given to a male monarch in a variety of contexts. The female equivalent is queen regnant, while the title of queen on its own usually refers to the consort of a king.. In the context of prehistory, antiquity and contemporary indigenous peoples, the title may refer to tribal ic kingship is cognate with Indo-European traditions of tribal.

    A monarch is the head of a monarchy, a form of government in which a state is ruled by an individual who normally rules for life or until abdication, and typically inherits the throne by birth. Monarchs may be autocrats (as in all absolute monarchies) or may be ceremonial figureheads, exercising only limited or no reserve powers at all, with actual authority vested in a legislature and/or.   Sovereigns of Britain; Kings of Wessex (West Saxons) name dynasty or house reign; 1 Athelstan was king of Wessex and the first king of all England.: 2 James VI of Scotland became also James I of England in Upon accession to the English throne, he styled himself "King of Great Britain" and was so proclaimed.

    This reading group guide for The Kings and Queens of Roam includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Daniel suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and Released on: J Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart. Reset chart or continue zooming in. This graph charts editions published on this subject.


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