Royal Britain by Collins Gems
A fascinating illustrated guide to the British Royal Family, covering individual members of the family, the succession, royal duties, the royal household, royal residences and a look back over the history of British monarchs. To place the royal family in context, the first section traces the family trees of the English, Welsh, Scottish and British royal houses. Each member of the royal family is profiled showing their duties and responsibilities. Royal rituals such as the State opening of Parliament and the Trooping of the Colour are described together with a Royal Calendar of Events. There is information about the royal residences such as Buckingham Palace and St James' Palace together with illustrations showing the main buildings in each house or castle. An A--Z of royal places provides invaluable information for visitors.