This book is a riotous, irreverent account of the people and eventsthat have shaped Britain. Always getting those kings and queensconfused? Never sure what happened when? Then you need this book.Inside you'll find rip-roaring stories of power-mad kings,executions, invasions, high treason, global empire building, andforbidden love — not bad for a nation of stiff upper lips!
- Revised and expanded to include the historical parliamentaryelections of 2010 and the British mission in Afghanistan
- Accompanied by access to a timeline and 'Who's Who in BritishHistory' section on dummies.com
- This new edition contains an 8-page color insert so you can seewho, what and where the ensuing historical action takes place