"I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king" ~ Queen Elizabeth I, 1588.
From the ancient pharohs of Egypt to the emperors of Japan or the royal courts of Europe, royal dynasties have shaped world history for thousands of years. Of course, some continue to do so to this day.
As dynasties end and new ones are formed, the past, present and future of the monarchy is a subject that promotes endless discussion around the globe. Some might argue that the concepts of a hereditary title is inherently unjust or unequal, but there is no denying that there is also something alluring, glamorous and endlessly fascinating about royalty,
The Little Book of Kings and Queens is resplendently filled with fabulous facts, intriguing quotes, and wise witty quips from across the centuries. It all adds up to a regal reserve of recreation for your mind: enjoy thyself, subject!