Crown and Country Author:Edward Wessex Who better than His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex (Prince Edward) to take you on a journey through the history of London's royal connections and to relate the stories behind some of London's most cherished royal landmarks? He provides an insider's view of the palaces, fortresses and historical sites that make London's heritage so rich. The ... more »River Thames has always been central to the development of the city we know today, and this book takes us on a journey up-river from Greenwich to the Tower of London, to St Paul's Cathedral and Westminster with the Houses of Parliament, and then on to Hampton Court and Richmond, pausing along the way to explore the rich history of the many palaces, parks, churches and landmarks of a city renowned for the legacy of it s royal developers.
Accompanying the PBS documentary series of the same name, this richly illustrated book brings alive the past and illuminates the present. It is essential reading for all who love London and its history.« less