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Sex Lives of the Kings & Queens

Sex Lives of the Kings & Queens

Author: Nigel Cawthorne
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The headlines of Royal infidelity and divorce that are the bread and butter of today's tabloid press is nothing new. People have always been captivated by the sexual behaviour of Royalty, and as author Nigel Cawthorne reveals, there has been plenty of it. Historically this fascination has not been merely prurient - Royal marriages, adultery and splits have all had enormous political repercussions. In humorous style, Cawthorne chronicles the ongoing sexual farce across the centuries from Hal the Horny (Henry VIII) via Edward the Caresser (Edward VII) to the present day entics of Prince Charles who, unlike his predecessors, chose a mistress who was far less attractive than his official partner.

Author description

Nigel Cawthorne has been a writer and editor for 25 years and has written, contributed to and edited more than 60 books on a wide range of subjects. He has contributed to The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror and The New York Tribune, amongst others and has appeared on ITN News, Channel 4 News, Sky News, TV-am, Radio 4's Today programme, and many more. He lives in London.

Table of contents

Introduction; Hal the Horny; The Age of Innocents; The Kinky Queens; Kings and Queens; The Merry Monarchs; Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit; The Erector of Hanover; The Gorgeous Georges; The Randy Regent; Four Play; John Brown's Body; Edward the Caresser; The Greatest Love Story Ever Told; Good Queen Bess; a Royal Flush; Chronology; Index.

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General Fields

  • : 9781853758539
  • : Carlton Books Ltd
  • : Prion Books Ltd
  • : August 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Nigel Cawthorne
  • : 942.0099
  • : 256