The fascinating royal and social history that inspired Seasons 2 and 3 of The Crown, written by the show's historical consultant.In this incredible companion to the second and third seasons of Netflix's acclaimed series The Crown, renowned biographer and the show's historical consultant Robert Lacey takes us through the real history that inspired the drama. Covering two tumultuous decades in the reign of Elizabeth II, Lacey looks at the key social, political and personal moments and the effect they had not only on the royal family, but also on the world around them. From the Suez Canal Crisis and the US/Russia space race to the Duke of Windsor's collaboration with Hitler and the rumoured issues with the royal marriage, the book will provide a fascinating insight into the two decades that the show covers, revealing the truth behind the fiction on-screen.
Extensively researched and complete with beautifully reproduced photographs, this is a unique look behind the history that inspired the show and the years that would prove to be the making of The Queen.

The crown - Robert Lacey

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Title
The crown - political scandal, personal struggle and the years that defined Elizabeth II
Author
Robert Lacey
format
Hardback
Publisher
Blink
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20191118

The fascinating royal and social history that inspired Seasons 2 and 3 of The Crown, written by the show's historical consultant.In this incredible companion to the second and third seasons of Netflix's acclaimed series The Crown, renowned biographer and the show's historical consultant Robert Lacey takes us through the real history that inspired the drama. Covering two tumultuous decades in the reign of Elizabeth II, Lacey looks at the key social, political and personal moments and the effect they had not only on the royal family, but also on the world around them. From the Suez Canal Crisis and the US/Russia space race to the Duke of Windsor's collaboration with Hitler and the rumoured issues with the royal marriage, the book will provide a fascinating insight into the two decades that the show covers, revealing the truth behind the fiction on-screen.
Extensively researched and complete with beautifully reproduced photographs, this is a unique look behind the history that inspired the show and the years that would prove to be the making of The Queen.

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Robert Lacey is a renowned British historian. He is the author of numerous international bestsellers, including Majesty, his pioneering biography of Queen Elizabeth II, The Kingdom and Great Takes from English History. For nearly 40 years Robert has been writing about the Queen and her extraordinary life, making him an expert of her long reign.

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Great Britain - History - Elizabeth II, 1952-
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
viii, 312 , 16 unnumbered of plates

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