British Monarchy

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King of the monarch collectors: George IV's lavish collection goes on show in London

The royal amassed works of art in every field from Rembrandt paintings to Sèvres porcelain

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Scholarly book on European coronation rituals supplies sound background to 11th-century art history

This book corrects the misleading impression given by historians that the High Middle Ages were a transition to secularisation of the royal state

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Kings, queens but mostly lesser royal hangers-on: the art-historical story of Kensington Palace

The great building as seen through the generations of its occupants

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Dead kings and queens and where to find them

A dictionary of the burial places of the English and Scottish kings and queens (and their relations)