The Resource Dark history of the kings & queens of Europe : from medieval tyrants to mad monarchs, Brenda Ralph Lewis, (electronic resource)

Dark history of the kings & queens of Europe : from medieval tyrants to mad monarchs, Brenda Ralph Lewis, (electronic resource)

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Dark history of the kings & queens of Europe : from medieval tyrants to mad monarchs
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Dark history of the kings & queens of Europe
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from medieval tyrants to mad monarchs
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Brenda Ralph Lewis
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eng
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'Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.' - William Shakespeare 'I shall be an autocrat: that's my trade. And the good Lord will forgive me: that's his.' - Catherine the Great To many, Europe has been the pinnacle of world sophistication and culture. Yet beneath the power, the glamour, and the splendour there has also been scandal, mystery and skullduggery. Dark History of the Kings & Queens of Europe peels away the glory and the glitz to take a wry look at what has really gone on in the corridors, bedrooms and dungeons of European power from the fourteenth century up to the present day. Including Vlad the Impaler's stakes, Elizabeth Bathory's razor blades, Philip IV's starvation of the Knights Templars, the man in the iron mask, many mad monarchs from Juana I the Mad of Spain to Ludwig II of Bavaria, and the troubled life of Princess Grace of Monaco, Dark History of the Kings & Queens of Europe is illustrated throughout and offers a lively, highly varied portrait of continental European monarchy
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Midwest
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Lewis, Brenda Ralph
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  • 929.7
  • 940
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Queens
  • Royal houses
  • Electronic books
  • Europe
  • Europe
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adult
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Dark history of the kings & queens of Europe : from medieval tyrants to mad monarchs, Brenda Ralph Lewis, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781908696342
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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13122436
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MWT13122436
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Dark history of the kings & queens of Europe : from medieval tyrants to mad monarchs, Brenda Ralph Lewis, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908696342
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13122436
Publisher number
MWT13122436
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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