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By Histories, Thrilling
Queen Victoria-the Widow of Windsor and Empress of IndiaShe was the ruling queen of Great Britain for sixty-three years between 1837 and 1901. At Thrilling Histories, we bring you a concise story of a queen that was grossly different, thus misunderstood.Find out what her life wit...h Prince Albert was like and WHAT IT WAS THAT SHE NEVER DISCOVERED about the marriage and how it came to be. DISCOVER THE TRUTH about why she's called the Widow of Windsor. WAS SHE TRULY IN DENIAL? Read about the STRANGE SPECULATIONS involving Queen Victoria and John Brown, Lord Melbourne and Abdul Karim. Read about the MYSTERY OF THEIR CONNECTION that continues to this day, especially with this one man that had this strange character everybody is talking about.Read on John Conroy, THE KENSINGTON SYSTEM, and what happened on that particular night on which the queen would have lost all her power. Read about her 3 weird choices for burial. And lots moreWhat are you waiting for? Scroll up and click the BUY NOW button to get your personal copy now!!!Read more
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By Hayle, Joanne
King Charles I is still the only executed English monarch in history. Born into the Stuart dynasty in 1600, a grandson of Mary, Queen of Scots, he inherited the thrones of England, Wales and Ireland from his father James I (VI of Scotland) but his reign was notable for acrimony b...etween church and state, the king's belief in the divine right of kings and for parliament's independent actions which led to the tumultuous Civil Wars between the Roundheads and Cavaliers. Parliament and the New Model Army against the king and his supporters. Families were torn apart by their loyalties. Charles I was executed in early 1649 and the country became a commonwealth under Oliver Cromwell. But were there opportunities missed for peace and poor decisions made which could have saved the king's life or was his death and so the end of an autocratic reign the only option left to his opponents to secure the rights of the people? What kind of man was Charles Stuart?Who was truly in control of the country during his reign and the civil wars? How did he cope with having three kingdoms at war and their differing religions and demands?Who carried out the execution and what were its legacies? What happened to the other members of his family?Find out in 101 Facts About King Charles I: The Only Executed English Monarch.Read more
By Tallis, Nicola
Favorite, foe, rival--a gripping tale of the countess who dared cross a queen amidst the dangerous intrigues of Elizabethan England.
By Queralt, Maria Pilar; Narrator Panadero, Olga Maria Garcia
Isabel de Castilla es un personaje absolutamente poliedrico. Autoritaria y firme en sus convicciones, impulso la aventura colombina, y se abrio a la incipiente cultura renacentista. Fue tambien una madre afectuosa y una esposa enamorada que conocio - como luego su hija Juana - el... tormento de los celos, pero que no dudo a la hora de reservarse el gobierno del reino que le era propio aun a despecho de su esposo, Fernando de Aragon. Una vision intima y cercana de la reina mas poderosa de su tiempo. Please note: This audiobook is in Castilian Spanish. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.Read more
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