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Book News Week 35

*contains affiliate links* Book News week 35: 28 August – 3 September 2023 Matilda II: The Forgotten Queen  Hardcover – 30 August 2023 (US) Radegund: The Trials and Triumphs of a Merovingian Queen (WOMEN IN ANTIQUITY)  Paperback – 3 September 2023 (UK) Elizabeth Hardcover – 31 August 2023 (UK) Jane Seymour: An Illustrated Life  Hardcover [read more]

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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 News July 2023

*contains affiliate links* Radegund: The Trials and Triumphs of a Merovingian Queen (WOMEN IN ANTIQUITY) Paperback – 18 July 2023 (US) & 3 September 2023 (UK) Radegund presents a new interpretation of this remarkable woman, examining her vibrant life and legacy. E. T. Dailey shows how she succeeded in establishing a place for herself within [read more]

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Book News June 2023

*contains affiliate links* Rasputin’s Killer and his Romanov Princess  Hardcover – 15 March 2023 (UK) & 23 June 2023 (US) When the Tsar’s eighteen-year-old niece Princess Irina Romanov announced her marriage to Prince Felix Youssoupov, heir to the richest fortune in Russia, the Imperial family were shocked. Prince Felix and his wife Princess Irina had [read more]

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Book News May 2023

*contains affiliate links* Embroidering Her Truth: Mary, Queen of Scots and the Language of Power  Paperback – 19 January 2023 (UK) & 30 May 2023 (US) 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 News April 2023

*contains affiliate links* The Windsors at War: The Nazi Threat to the Crown  Hardcover – 9 March 2023 (UK) & 18 April 2023 (US) The Windsors at War tells the story of the turbulent and seismic decade in between 1937 and 1947, including the bombing of Buckingham Palace in May 1940, the Duke of Windsor’s ill-advised [read more]