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Unruly : the ridiculous history of England's kings and queens  Cover Image Book Book

Unruly : the ridiculous history of England's kings and queens / David Mitchell

Record details

  • 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.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Royal houses > England.
Royal houses > Great Britain.
Great Britain > Kings and rulers > Biography.
Monarchy > History.
Courts and courtiers.
Great Britain > History > Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Great Britain > History > Medieval period, 1066-1485.

Available copies

  • 11 of 16 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hall Memorial Library - Ellington.


  • 1 current hold with 16 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington 941.0099 MITCHELL (Text) 34037150831834 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 06/20/2024

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