Unruly : the ridiculous history of England's kings and queens / David Mitchell
- ISBN: 9780593728482
- ISBN: 0593728483
- Physical Description: ix, 431 pages, 22 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Crown, 2023.
"A tale of power, glory and gore from Arthur to Elizabeth I"--Jacket
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (page 405) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Pre-Willy -- The Dukes of Hazard -- Here comes the reign again -- Everything's coming up roses.
In this hilarious book that takes history seriously, a British actor and comedian introduces England's earliest kings and queens, who were mostly as silly and weird in real life as they appear today in their portraits, revealing a story of narcissists, inadequate self-control, excessive beheadings, uncivil wars and more.
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