the irish princess
Book Reviews

Book News September 2019

Four Queens and a Countess: Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I, Mary I, Lady Jane Grey and Bess of Hardwick: The Struggle for the Crown Paperback – 15 September 2019 (UK) & 1 January 2020 (US) When Mary Stuart was forced off the Scottish throne she fled to England, a move that made her cousin Queen [read more]

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Book Reviews

Book News August 2019

Maria Romanov: Third Daughter of the Last Tsar, Diaries and Letters, 1908–1918 Hardcover – 20 August 2019 (US) & 30 June 2019 (UK) In Maria Romanov: Third Daughter of the Last Tsar, Diaries and Letters, 1908–1918, by translator and researcher Helen Azar with George Hawkins, Mashka’s voice is heard again through her intimate writings, presented for [read more]

Anne of Demark

November 2017 Book News

Anna of Denmark and Henrietta Maria: Virgins, Witches, and Catholic Queens (Queenship and Power) Hardcover – 24 November 2017 (UK) & 13 October 2017 (US) This book examines how early Stuart queens navigated their roles as political players and artistic patrons in a culture deeply conflicted about the legitimacy of female authority. Anna of Denmark and [read more]