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Book News Week 36

*contains affiliate links* Book News week 36: 4 September – 10 September 2023 The New Royals: Queen Elizabeth’s Legacy and the Future of the Crown  Paperback – 5 September 2023 (US) Queen Elizabeth II: A Photographic Portrait Hardcover – 5 September 2023 (US) Queen Elizabeth II: A Celebration of Her Life and Reign in Pictures  [read more]

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Book Reviews

Book review: The Mistresses of George I & II: A Maypole & a Peevish Beast by Catherine Curzon

*contains affiliate links* *review copy* Melusine von der Schulenburg was the longtime mistress of King George I of Great Britain before he even succeeded as King. She gave birth to three daughters by George, although none of them were recognised by him. George’s wife, Sophia Dorothea of Celle had been imprisoned following their divorce in [read more]