941.084: British Royal Family (House of Windsor), 1917 to Present

This collection contains books, published within the last 10 years, that document the histories and personal lives of royals from the House of Windsor. Items in this collection will discuss Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana, King Charles III, Prince William and Prince Harry...as well as their spouses. Also featured in this collection are books that document other relations to the British Royal Family such as Queen Victoria, King George VI, Edward VII, Wallis Simpson, and others.

Updated June 29, 2023
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Born to be king : Prince Charles on planet Windsor
Mayer, Catherine
A provocative, surprising, and utterly fresh portrait of Charles, Prince of Wales He is one of the world's most fascinating and least understood figures: now sixty-six, Prince Charles has spent his entire life preparing to be king while insisting on being his own man. In this...


Brothers and wives : inside the private lives of William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan
Andersen, Christopher P.
Featuring unreported details and stunning revelations, the long-awaited follow-up to the "fabulous, addictive" (Chicago Sun-Times) New York Times bestseller Diana's Boys explores the last twenty years in the lives of Princes William and Harry and the evolution of their...


Crown & sceptre : a new history of the British monarchy, from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II
Borman, Tracy
On the eve of Queen Elizabeth II's historic 70th anniversary on the throne, Tracy Borman's sweeping narrative of the British monarchy illuminates one of history's most iconic and enduring legacies Since William the Conqueror, duke of Normandy, crossed the English Channel in 1066 to defeat...


The crown. the official companion : Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, and the making of a young queen, (1947-1955)Volume 1
Lacey, Robert
The official companion to the Emmy-winning Netflix drama chronicling the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, and starring Claire Foy and John Lithgow, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and beautifully reproduced archival photos and show stills


Diana, William, and Harry
Patterson, James
Instant New York Times Bestseller!  "She was the best mother in the world," said Princes William and Harry at Diana's 10-year memorial. "Entertaining and persuasive," (Publishers Weekly) this is the first big book about the private...


Elizabeth & Margaret : the intimate world of the Windsor sisters
Morton, Andrew
Perfect for fans of The Crown, this captivating biography from a New York Times bestselling author follows Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret as they navigate life in the royal spotlight. They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends...


Game of crowns : Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the throne
Andersen, Christopher P.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The #1 New York Times bestselling author of William and Kate and The Day Diana Died takes a compulsively readable look into the relationships and rivalries of Queen Elizabeth, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Kate Middleton. ...


George VI and Elizabeth : the marriage that saved the monarchy
Smith, Sally Bedell
A revelatory account of how the loving marriage of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth saved the monarchy during World War II, and how they raised their daughter to become Queen Elizabeth II, based on exclusive access to the Royal Archives--from the bestselling author of Elizabeth the Queen...


The heir apparent : a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince
Ridley, Jane.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria's firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as...


HRH : so many thoughts on royal style
Holmes, Elizabeth
**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** Veteran style journalist Elizabeth Holmes expands her popular Instagram series, So Many Thoughts, into a nuanced look at the fashion and branding of the four most influential members of the British Royal Family: Queen...


Lady in waiting : my extraordinary life in the shadow of the crown
Glenconner, Anne
Discover untold secrets with this extraordinary memoir of drama and tragedy by Anne Glenconner--a close member of the royal circle and lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret.    Anne Glenconner has been at the center of the royal circle from...


The last queen : Elizabeth II's seventy year battle to save the House of Windsor
Irving, Clive
A timely and revelatory new biography of Queen Elizabeth (and her family) exploring how the Windsors have evolved and thrived, as the modern world has changed around them.  Clive Irving's stunning new narrative biography The Last Queen ...


A magnificent obsession : Victoria, Albert, and the death that changed the British monarchy
Rappaport, Helen.
As she did in her critically acclaimedThe Last Days of the Romanovs, Helen Rappaport brings a compelling documentary feel to the story of this royal marriage and of the queen's obsessive love for her husband - a story that began as fairy tale and ended in tragedy. After the untimely...


The new royals : Queen Elizabeth's legacy and the future of the crown
Nicholl, Katie
Vanity FairRoyals correspondent and bestselling author ofWilliam and HarryandKateexplores the remarkable life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, with new chapters to include the last few months of her reign, and the rise of King Charles...


Ninety-nine glimpses of Princess Margaret
Brown, Craig
"Rollicking, irresistible, un-put-downable . . . For anyone . . . who swooned to Netflix's The Crown, this book will be manna from heaven." --Hamish Bowles, Vogue "Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret is a brilliant, eccentric treat."...


Prince Charles : the passions and paradoxes of an improbable life
Smith, Sally Bedell
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The life and loves of Prince Charles are illuminated in a major new biography from the New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth the Queen--perfect for fans of The Crown. Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to...


Revenge : Meghan, Harry, and the war between the Windsors
Bower, Tom
This instant #1 internationally bestselling "explosive tell-all" (Daily Express, London) reveals the inside story about Meghan Markle's journey from minor actress and attempted activist to the woman powerful enough to fracture the British Royal Family. After a childhood...


Royals at war : the untold story of Harry and Meghan's shocking split with the House of Windsor
Howard, Dylan
Reveals Shocking Revelations about Prince Harry, Megan Markle, and the British Royal Family--and the Divisive Rifts Between Them This explosive exposé, Royals at War, takes readers inside a riven Buckingham Palace to provide the definitive account...


Harry, Prince, Duke of Sussex
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Discover the global phenomenon that tells an unforgettable story of love, loss, and healing. "Compellingly artful . . . [a] blockbuster memoir."--The New Yorker (Best Books of the Year) It was one of the most searing images...


Victoria : the heart and mind of a young queen
Rappaport, Helen
The official companion to the Masterpiece presentation on PBS, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England's greatest monarchs. From the producers of Poldark and Endeavour, ITV's Victoria...


Victoria the queen : an intimate biography of the woman who ruled an empire
Baird, Julia
The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen--a Victoria for our times. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this stunning portrait is a story of love and...

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