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August Book News

I Love You Madly: The Secret Letters of Marie-Antoinette and Count Fersen Hardcover – 7 July 2016 (UK ) & 1 August 2016 (US) The doubts which still remain about the exact nature of the relationship between Marie-Antoinette and Count Axel Fersen have largely been fostered by redacted editions of their correspondence in which only [read more]

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Mary of Guise

Queens Regnant – Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary Stuart was born on 8 December 1542 as the daughter of Mary of Guise and James V of Scotland. She was her parents’ third child, but her two elder brothers had both died on 21 April 1541. Her father died suddenly on 14 December, making Mary Queen regnant at just six days old. Mary [read more]