Book Reviews

Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens by Alison Weir Book Review

The lives of England’s medieval queens were packed with incident—love, intrigue, betrayal, adultery, and warfare—but their stories have been largely obscured by centuries of myth and omission. Now esteemed biographer Alison Weir provides a fresh perspective and restores these women to their rightful place in history. Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 [read more]

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September 2017 Book News

The Life of Henrietta Anne: Daughter of Charles I Hardcover – 30 September 2017 (UK) & 2 January 2018 (US) Henrietta Anne Stuart, youngest child of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, was born in June 1644 in the besieged city of Exeter at the very height of the English Civil War. The hostilities had separated [read more]

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The Lost Tudor Princess By Alison Weir Book Review

Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin, and grandmother of monarchs. Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, was an important figure in Tudor England, yet today, while her contemporaries—Anne Boleyn, Mary, Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I—have achieved celebrity [read more]

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Books about Queen Mary I

Non-Fiction Charles River Editors – Bloody Mary: The Life and Legacy of England’s Most Notorious Queen (US & UK) Doran, Susan & Freeman, Thomas – Mary Tudor: Old and New Perspectives (US & UK) Duffy, Eamon – Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor (US & UK) Erickson, Carolly – Bloody Mary: The Life of Mary Tudor (US & UK) Froude, [read more]