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Book News December 2022

*contains affiliate links* The Woodville Women: 100 Years of Plantagenet and Tudor History  Hardcover – 30 October 2022 (UK) & 31 December 2022 (US) Elizabeth Woodville, Queen to Edward IV and mother of the Princes in the Tower. Elizabeth of York, daughter of Elizabeth Woodville and the first Tudor queen of England. Elizabeth Grey, granddaughter [read more]

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Book News November 2022

*contains affiliate links* Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: 1926–2022: A Celebration of Her Life and Reign  Hardcover – 29 November 2022 (US) & 25 October 2022 (UK) Long did she reign, and peacefully may she rest: this beautiful and thoughtful tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the life of a remarkable woman whose [read more]

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Book News October 2022

*contains affiliate links* The Real Queen Charlotte: Inside the Real Bridgerton Court  Hardcover – 31 August 2022 (UK) & 30 October 2022 (US) Known to millions as the imperious matriarch of Bridgerton’s court, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was still a teenager when she was chosen to be the bride of King George III. Shy, innocent, and [read more]

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Book News September 2022

*contains affiliate links* Ena and Bee: Queen Victoria’s Spanish Granddaughters  Hardcover – 28 May 2022 (UK) & 7 September 2022 (US) Princess Victoria Eugenia (Ena) of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice (Bee) of Saxe-Coburg, granddaughters of Queen Victoria of England, married into the Spanish royal family. In 1906, Ena became the consort of King Alfonso XIII, [read more]

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Book News August 2022

*contains affiliate links* Henrietta Maria: Conspirator, Warrior, Phoenix Queen  Hardcover – 4 August 2022 (UK & US) Henrietta Maria is the most reviled consort to have worn the crown of Britain’s Three Kingdoms. Condemned as that ‘Popish brat of France’, a ‘notorious whore’ and traitor, she remains in popular memory the wife who wore the [read more]

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Book News June 2022

*contains affiliate links* Blood, Fire and Gold: The story of Elizabeth I and Catherine de Medici  Hardcover – 30 June 2022 (UK & US) This is a story of two remarkable visionaries: a story of blood, fire and gold. It is also a tale of ceaseless calculation, of love and rivalry, of war and wisdom [read more]