Book Reviews

Book News July 2022

The Platinum Queen: Over 75 Speeches Given by Britain’s Longest-Reigning Monarch  Hardcover – 5 May 2022 (UK) & 1 July 2022 (US) For the first time, all 70 of the Queen’s Christmas speeches are published together in full, along with six additional feature speeches made at significant points in her life. Elizabeth I’s Final Years: [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News June 2020

Empress Alexandra: The Special Relationship Between Russia’s Last Tsarina and Queen Victoria Hardcover – 30 June 2020 (UK) & 3 October 2020 (US) When Queen Victoria’s second daughter Princess Alice married the Prince Louis of Hesse and Rhine in 1862 even her own mother described the ceremony as more of a funeral than a wedding’ thanks [read more]