Book News December 2017

November 18, 2017 Moniek 0

Four Queens and a Countess: Elizabeth I, Mary Tudor, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick: The Struggle for the Crown Hardcover – 1 May 2018 (US) & 15 December 2017 (UK) When Mary Stuart was forced off the Scottish throne she fled to England, a move that made her cousin Queen [read more]

The Duchess by Penny Junor Book Review

October 22, 2017 Moniek 0

In the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall—the infamous other woman who made the marriage of Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana “a bit crowded”—esteemed royal biographer Penny Junor tells the unlikely and extraordinary story of the woman reviled as a pariah who, thanks to numerous twists of fate, became the popular princess [read more]

November 2017 Book News

October 21, 2017 Moniek 0

Anna of Denmark and Henrietta Maria: Virgins, Witches, and Catholic Queens (Queenship and Power) Hardcover – 24 November 2017 (UK) & 13 October 2017 (US) This book examines how early Stuart queens navigated their roles as political players and artistic patrons in a culture deeply conflicted about the legitimacy of female authority. Anna of Denmark and [read more]

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