the palace
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Book News Week 49

*contains affiliate links* Book news week 49: 4 December – 10 December 2023   Gilded Youth: A History of Growing Up in the Royal Family: From the Tudors to the Cambridges  Hardcover – 5 December 2023 (US & UK) Queens of the Age of Chivalry (England’s Medieval Queens)  Paperback – 5 December 2023 (US) The [read more]


Review: Napoleon (2023)

From Ridley Scott comes the 2023 biopic Napoleon, starring Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte and Vanessa Kirby as Joséphine de Beauharnais. Napoleon rose to become Emperor of the French with Joséphine by his side, although he would later divorce her to marry the Austrian Archduchess Marie Louise to father an heir. The film begins with [read more]

on the trail of mary queen of scots
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Book News Week 48

*contains affiliate links* Book news week 48: 27 November – 3 December 2023 Catherine the Great and the Culture of Celebrity in the Eighteenth Century (Cultures of Early Modern Europe)  Paperback – 30 November 2023 (US & UK) Henry VIII’s True Daughter: Catherine Carey, A Tudor Life  Hardcover – 30 November 2023 (UK) On The Trail [read more]