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Kings and Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History App

Portraits of Henvry VII, Henry VIII and Edward VI
Tudor line of succession ©

Currently available as a FREE download.

The app brings kings and queens to life through over 20 animated portraits from the Royal Collection, many of which can be seen in royal residences today.  The image of each monarch is accompanied by a biography, key facts about their life, and a timeline to explain their rule within a wider historical context.  Users can also test their knowledge with an interactive quiz about each monarch.

The profile of each king and queen is arranged in a family tree, showing siblings, spouses and offspring.  Those exploring the app will learn about the links between the ruling houses, and how and why the Crown passed from one ruler to the next, from William I in the 11th century to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 

With the app you can:

- Navigate through the family tree or the animated portrait wall

- Zoom into high resolution printed, painted and photographic works from the Royal Collection

- Enjoy animations bringing to life historic portraits

- Test your royal knowledge with the quizzes

- Download worksheets on every King or Queens for home or classroom use

- Find all the Royal Family with quick look-up lists and keyword search

- Immerse yourself in the clean and elegant design

Kings and Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History is available now from the App Store.