Book Reviews

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 Review: Elizabeth II: Princess, Queen, Icon

*contains affiliate links* This book is just one of many being released to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. This book by the National Portrait Gallery includes an introduction by Alexandra Shulman, a journalist and former Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue. It highlights the most interesting portraits of The Queen that are held in their collection. The [read more]

Book Reviews

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]