Book Reviews

Book News May 2021

*contains affiliate links* Chronos Crime Chronicles – Jane Parker: The Downfall Of Two Tudor Queens?  Paperback – 1 May 2021 (US) & 30 April 2021 (UK) Jane Parker, later Viscountess Rochford, was the sister-in-law of Anne Boleyn and was executed alongside Katherine Howard, yet she has remained in the shadows throughout the years, surrounded by [read more]

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Book News April 2021

*contains affiliate links* The Daughters of George III: Sisters and Princesses  Paperback – 28 February 2021 (UK) & 28 April 2021 (US) In the dying years of the 18th century, the corridors of Windsor echoed to the footsteps of six princesses. They were Charlotte, Augusta, Elizabeth, Mary, Sophia, and Amelia, the daughters of King George [read more]

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Book News March 2021

*contains affiliate links* Katherine Parr: Opportunist, Queen, Reformer: A Theological Perspective  Hardcover –15 March 2021 (US) & 15 December 2020 (UK) Unlike other biographies, which have focused on the court politics of the Tudor era, the romantic desires of Henry VIII that drove his serial marriages, and the military and economic challenges to England at [read more]

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The Habsburgs by Martyn Rady Book Review

*contains affiliate links* The Habsburgs now live in people’s imagination as those rulers with the large jaw who eventually were so inbred that they died out. Now, this is not entirely true, and their legacy deserves more than that. They once ruled large parts of Europe and even of the New World and the Far [read more]