Windsor Castle: Official Souvenir (Paperback)

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- The official guide to Windsor Castle, published in conjunction with the Royal Collection Trust- Engaging text summarizes the history of the castle while also highlighting little-known facts- Stunning photography captures the rooms that will be familiar to those who have toured the Castle, as well as moments from state occasions and Castle life behind-the-scenesA royal castle for nearly a thousand years, Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. Today it remains an official residence of Her Majesty the Queen. It is very much a working castle, and a spectacular backdrop to ceremonial and state occasions throughout the year. An enduring symbol of the monarchy, and of the history and traditions of Britain, Windsor Castle is also a home, where The Queen spends most of her private weekends. This beautifully illustrated souvenir guide offers a history of this magnificent castle, from its foundation by William the Conqueror in the eleventh century to its continuing role in the twenty-first, and highlights some of the extraordinary works of art and other treasures on display in the state and semi-state apartments.

About the Author


Based in York, Dr Pamela Hartshorne is a historian, a project editor and a prolific writer of non-fiction, historical novels and romance.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781785511448
ISBN-10: 1785511440
Publisher: Scala Arts Publishers Inc.
Publication Date: April 19th, 2019
Pages: 64
Language: English