From King Alfred of Wessex, who smote the Vikings in the 9th century, to Henry V’s impossible victory at Agincourt, to Henry VIII’s many wives, Queen Victoria’s long reign of expansion, stability, and prosperity, the British monarchy has contributed more than its share of legendary figures to world history. Now these figures are captured in a single deck in the USPCC’s “Tally-Ho” luxury line: BRITISH MONARCHY.
The exquisite card backs display the crown for which so many warriors and so many nobles fought and died over the centuries, with a bordering that hints at England’s bloody War of the Roses. The loving illustrations of the custom court cards are meticulously researched, and feature Britain’s greatest and most famous rulers, including William the Conqueror, Richard the Lionheart, Elizabeth I, and more. Anne Boleyn and Oliver Cromwell also make an appearance as custom jokers. The handsome custom tuck box is inscribed with the royal motto “Dieu et mon droit”: “God and my right.”
God Save the Queen!
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