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Royal Bastards: Illegitimate Children of the British Royal Family Paperback – May 1 2008

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press (May 1 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0752446681
  • ISBN-13: 978-0752446684
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 12 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 299 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #111,234 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
British history is fun! Jan. 15 2011
By Patricia - Published on
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Quite delightful yet subdued and scholarly history of all the known and suspected illegitimate children of British royals over the centuries. Some are quite well known and others are a surprise. If you are at all interested in British history, you will enjoy this book.
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
A bit of a chore to read May 31 2011
By csps7510 - Published on
Format: Paperback
A well-researched book, "Royal Bastards" has a textual, dry tone. Entire paragraphs are repeated verbatim between subchapters in the section on Charles II's illegitimate children. Also, many of these royal offspring were not very interesting people (or, they are not presented in an interesting way). The most engaging subchapters concern rumors of illegitimacy (Sonia Keppel Cubitt; Timothy Ward Seely) from the early 20th century.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Easy reading Sept. 6 2012
By Jill Sciortino - Published on
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It was an okay book. It was an interesting subject but bland way of writing. It wasn't one of my favorites.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
interesting book Dec 31 2012
By debra cornwell - Published on
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i found this a interesting little book. while true history buffs may not find any new material they dont already know i still enjoyed it.
Good Reading March 17 2014
By Nilsa M Cintron - Published on
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Historical review of where Europe's royal really came from. No holds barred. Very enlightening and hits right to the point.