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Buckingham Palace

Brian Hoey



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Category: Regional History

A guide to Her Majesty The Queen’s official London residence, one of the potent symbols of the British monarchy, covering a history of the architecture, the magnificent rooms and gardens and how the palace is a working building for the modern monarchy. It includes floor plans of the State Rooms open to visitors. Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel.


Brian Hoey has written 36 books about Britain’s Royal Family and as a former reporter and presenter with BBC Television and Radio he has interviewed Prince Charles, Princess Anne (whose official biography he wrote), the Duke of Edinburgh and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Hoey was a television commentator at the wedding of Charles and Diana in 1981 and again, sadly, in 1997 at the funeral of Diana. His books include Pets by Royal AppointmentWorking for the RoyalsNot In Front of the Corgis: Secrets of Life Behind the Royal Curtains and We Are Amused: A Royal Miscellany.