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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]

Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Emperor Franz Joseph I to become fifth longest-reigning monarch in history

Queen Elizabeth II has reached yet another milestone. Just last year, she surpassed Eleanor of Aquitaine, who ruled the Duchy of Aquitaine in her own right, as longest-reigning female ruler. In 2015, she surpassed her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria to become the longest-reigning British monarch. Now, she has surpassed Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria to [read more]