Royal bestsellers: July & August 2011

The royalty books (and two DVDs) that were bestsellers in the past two months, based on sales made through the Royalty.nu site and its companion blogs:

#1
Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton. Princess Diana secretly helped the author write this biography, which shattered the myth that she led a perfect fairy-tale life.
#2
The Tudor Throne by Brandy Purdy. Fiction. After Henry VIII’s death, his daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, become rivals.
 
and (tied)
The Royal Wedding: William & Catherine. Official commemorative DVD of the wedding of Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Includes the complete ceremony plus highlights from the official BBC coverage.
 
#3
Edward & Mrs. Simpson. DVD version of critically acclaimed British mini-series from 1978, starring Edward Fox as King Edward VIII and Cynthia Harris as Wallis Simpson.
#4
Diana at 50 by the editors of LIFE Magazine. Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Diana Spencer’s birth. Includes photos from her youth, courtship and wedding, her life as Princess of Wales, and her funeral.
 
and (tied)
The Royal Line of Succession by Hugo Vickers. This brief book traces the histories of the men and women who have found themselves in line to the British throne.
 

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