If you have ever wanted to know more about the totally useless but fascinating history of Britain’s Royal Family, then look no further
The Book of Royal Useless Information is jam-packed with surprising, shocking, and hilarious facts. Did you know that King Richard the Lionheart was gay? That Charles I liked to place his 18-inch court dwarf between half-loaves of bread and pretend to eat him? That Elizabeth I said she bathed once every three months whether she needed it or not? That Henry VII was the last English king to win his throne on the battlefield? That the Queen uses black blotting paper so people can’t see what she’s written? Authors Noel Botham and Bruce Montague irreverently present everything you could ever possibly want to know about the Royals. and a little bit more! So feed the corgis, make yourself a nice cup of tea, and enjoy this truly mind-boggling collection of totally useless information.
Noel Botham is the author of the ever-popular Useless Information series. Bruce Montague is an actor and has written numerous plays and musicals for the stage and BBC and scripts for Hollywood.