Kings & queens of Britain

a Victorian mnemonic or learning verse compiled & illustrated by: Rowan Barnes-Murphy by Rowan Barnes-Murphy

Publisher: Pavilion Books in London

Written in English
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  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Statementcaptions researched & written by: Frances Barnes-Murphy.
ContributionsBarnes-Murphy, Frances.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21709562M
ISBN 101857931866

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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.

The following list of legendary kings of Britain derives predominantly from Geoffrey of Monmouth's circa work Historia Regum Britanniae ("the History of the Kings of Britain").

Geoffrey constructed a largely fictional history for the Britons (ancestors of the Welsh, the Kings & queens of Britain book and the Bretons), partly based on the work of earlier medieval historians like Gildas, Nennius and Bede, partly.

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