Treasures from The Royal Archives PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Treasures from The Royal Archives free pdf Since 1914 the famous Round Tower of Windsor Castle has been the secure and honoured home to the Royal Archives an extraordinary collection of many millions of documents dating back hundreds of years. Now, for the first time, highlights from this fascinating and internationally significant collection are to be published as part of the celebrations to mark the centenary of the founding of the Royal Archives in a permanent home. The treasures discussed and illustrated here include records of affairs of state to letters, diaries and domestic jottings. Here is an account book of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth I), the list of Jacobite prisoners taken at the Battle of Culloden, President Lincoln commiserating with Queen Victoria on the death of Prince Albert, and original evidence from the trial of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. Here are letters from Bonnie Prince Charlie, William Pitt, Disraeli and Churchill. The contents range from a terrifyingly vivid first-hand description of the defence of Rorkes Drift, to the telegram sent by The Queen to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother on the occasion of her 100th birthday. This exceptional publication is further enhanced by a free augmented reality cross-platform app, bringing Rorkes Drift to life before the readers eyes, in an extraordinary union of historical document and cutting-edge technology.

About Pam Clark

Pamela Clark, Julie Crocker, Allison Derrett, Laura Hobbs, and Jill Kelsey are archivists of the Royal Archives in the Round Tower at Windsor Castle.

Details Book

Author : Pam Clark
Publisher : Royal Collection Trust
Data Published : 17 May 2014
ISBN : 1909741043
EAN : 9781909741041
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Treasures from The Royal Archives



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Picture History of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth free pdfPicture History of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth

    Two of the most famous and most successful ocean liners of the twentieth century are given royal treatment in this authoritative volume. In paying tribute to the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth..


  • Picture History of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth free pdfPicture History of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth

    Two of the most famous and most successful ocean liners of the twentieth century are given royal treatment in this authoritative volume. In paying tribute to the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth..


  • The Life and Times of Queen Elizabeth I  free pdfThe Life and Times of Queen Elizabeth I

    These two audio books look at the lives of two of Britain's most famous monarchs: Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Elizabeth II..


  • The Last Princess free pdfThe Last Princess

    Queen Victoria's favourite child - the true story of a royal mother-daughter relationship that changed history Beatrice was the last child born to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Her father died when she was four and as Matthew Dennison relates Victoria came to depend on her youngest daughter absolutely..


  • Wartime Princess (My Story) free pdfWartime Princess (My Story)

    In 1939. on a royal tour of Dartmouth Naval College. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) meets the dashing Prince Philip of Greece. Immediately they begin a correspondence. as war breaks out across Europe..


  • Treasures from The Royal Archives free pdfTreasures from The Royal Archives

    Download E Books Online Free. Since 1914 the famous Round Tower of Windsor Castle has been the secure and honoured home to the Royal Archives an extraordinary collection of many millions of documents