Colouful Tales of Pomp and Pageantry from London's Past and Present
- Where is the only tube station where a crown prince has died? Where is the oak tree where Good Queen Bess took her rest? Which Queen befriended the Elephant Man - and played a part in the development of the modern Olympic Games? Where are the favourite shopping haunts of today's young royals? From Westminster to Greenwich, Kensington to the Tower of London, no other city in the world is steeped in quite as much royal history as London. Overflowing with royal boroughs, royal palaces, royal parks and gardens, London has played host to key historical events for over a thousand years. Royal London brings together the best of the drama and intrigue of royal history, and guides readers to the very spot where the events happened. Topics covered also include: * Royals round the monopoly board * Royals sporting London * Royal stops on the underground * Royal food and drink * Areas named after royals * Royal monuments/statues/plaques * Royals and the military * Royal plots and conspiracies A unique and indispensable guide for Londoners and visitors alike with an interest in all things royal.
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