The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
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- Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed national director of the Islamic Society of North America
- Rev. Thomas J. Reese, S.J. senior research Fellow, Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University and former editor of "America" magazine.
- The Very Reverend David O'Connell, C.M. president of the Catholic University of America
- Jon Meacham editor, Newsweek and co-moderator of "On Faith," an interactive conversation on religion at washingtonpost.com; Author of "American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers and the Making of a Nation."
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