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A Souvenir Guide
- The official guide to Windsor Castle, published in conjunction with the Royal Collection Trust
- Engaging text summarises the history of the castle while also highlighting little-known facts
- Stunning photography captures the rooms that will be familiar to those who have toured the Castle, as well as moments from state occasions and Castle life behind-the-scenes
A royal castle for nearly a thousand years, Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. An enduring symbol of the monarchy and of British history, Windsor Castle is also where The Queen spends most of her private weekends. This souvenir guide offers a history of this magnificent castle, from its foundation by William the Conqueror in the 11th century to its continuing role today, and reveals some of the extraordinary artworks within.
Also available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese editions.
Based in York, Dr Pamela Hartshorne is a historian, a project editor and a prolific writer of non-fiction, historical novels and romance.
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