The ruler of a kingdom is known as the king or queen. Throughout history, monarchs who have sat upon a throne have been given enormous power and have been able to change their country's fortune.
British Kings and Queens takes an overall look at the British monarchy, explaining what a monarchy is, how it works and who gets to sit on the throne. It also looks at fifteen influential monarchs whose actions helped to shape the power and position of the king or queen of the country today.
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