Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy by Alison Weir

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  Ziegler, P.: William IV (Collins, 1971).

  Special thanks are due to Anne Tauté for generously lending me some very rare books so that many gaps in the information included in Britain’s Royal Families could be filled just prior to going to press.

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