Who better than Edward Wessex to take you on a journey through the history of London's royal connections and explain the architectural heritage of some of the capital's most cherished royal landmarks?
This book is based on the highly successful TV series 'Crown And Country'. The capital and its surrounding areas have more historical connections with the Crown than any other region and Edward Wessex is a welcoming and well-informed host with a special insight into the buildings and locations he describes.
The book builds on the content of the TV series and covers the following broad topic areas:
- The River Thames - upper and lower, including the Tower of London, Vauxhall, Pool of London, London Docks
- The Royal Palaces - Westminster, Whitehall, Buckingham Palace, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, St James
- St Pauls and the City
- St Albans and Hatfield House
- Guildford and Hertford