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Kings and Queens

Royalty has fascinated people for thousands of years. Being born to rule an entire country certainly has its perks— but many of the most famous kings and queens in history have lived very complicated lives. These magazine issues for readers between the ages of 9-14 explore the lives of royals through the ages. Meet Hatshepsut, the female Pharaoh who reigned over Ancient Egypt with a prosthetic beard. Follow the turbulent life of Ramses III, one of the last great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, right up through his mysterious death at the hands of his wives. You may have heard of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain in history lessons about Christopher Columbus, but how much do you really know about the powerful Queen Isabella? Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful players in European politics during the crusades. Learn all about the shocking intrigue and rivalry within her own family. And visit the modern-day UK to discover the role that the Royal Family currently plays! These issues deserve a royal welcome to any magazine collection!

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  1. HATSHEPSUT: EGYPT'S WOMAN KING

    HATSHEPSUT: EGYPT'S WOMAN KING

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    A queen who would be king - that's the theme of this issue, and what an issue it is! Find out what the real significance of the royal beard is, and why Hatshepsut, as king, sported one. March in step with her army as she extends her control of lands far beyond the Nile's banks. Meet Senmut, the most trusted man in her empire, and marvel at the grand structures he oversaw as foreman. But, all was not "golden" in Hatshepsut's empire. Read the known facts and then decide for yourself what her end was - and whether her mummy has indeed been uncovered. Regardless of the title - whether it be king or queen - Hatshepsut is one person history will never forget! Learn More
  2. FACES SEPTEMBER 2015: The United Kingdom: A Royal Experience

    FACES SEPTEMBER 2015: The United Kingdom: A Royal Experience

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    FACES SEPTEMBER 2015 single back issue. Learn More
  3. Europe's Eleanor of Aquitane

    Europe's Eleanor of Aquitane

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    DIG March 2016 single back issue. Learn More
  4. Isabel I of Castile

    Isabel I of Castile

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    DIG March 2017. Did you know that Queen Isabel declared herself queen of her own kingdom, chose her own husband, united Spain, and established it as a global power? Learn More
  5. Egypt's Ramses III

    Egypt's Ramses III

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    Ambition, intrigue, political assassination, a refugee crisis—the action-packed Ramses III issue of DIG has it all.  Learn More

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