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Book News August 2023

*contains affiliate links* Embroidering Her Truth: Mary, Queen of Scots and the Language of Power  Paperback – 22 August 2023 (US) & 19 January 2023 (UK) In sixteenth-century Europe women’s voices were suppressed and silenced. Even for a queen like Mary, her prime duty was to bear sons. In an age when textiles expressed power, [read more]

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Book review: The Mistresses of George I & II: A Maypole & a Peevish Beast by Catherine Curzon

*contains affiliate links* *review copy* Melusine von der Schulenburg was the longtime mistress of King George I of Great Britain before he even succeeded as King. She gave birth to three daughters by George, although none of them were recognised by him. George’s wife, Sophia Dorothea of Celle had been imprisoned following their divorce in [read more]