Book Reviews

Book News December 2022

*contains affiliate links* The Woodville Women: 100 Years of Plantagenet and Tudor History  Hardcover – 30 October 2022 (UK) & 31 December 2022 (US) Elizabeth Woodville, Queen to Edward IV and mother of the Princes in the Tower. Elizabeth of York, daughter of Elizabeth Woodville and the first Tudor queen of England. Elizabeth Grey, granddaughter [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News November 2021

*contains affiliate links* When Women Ruled the World: Making the Renaissance in Europe  Hardcover – 12 October 2021 (US) & 12 November 2021 (UK) Sixteenth-century Europe was a time of destabilisation of age-old norms and the waging of religious wars―yet it also witnessed the remarkable flowering of a pacific culture cultivated by a cohort of [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News October 2021

*contains affiliate links* Charles II’s Favourite Mistress: Pretty, Witty Nell Gwyn  Hardcover – 30 August 2021 (UK) & 30 October 2021 (US) Nell Gwyn, the most infamous mistress of Charles II, was a commoner raised from the dingy back alleys of London to the stage and into a king’s arms. Hers was a true rags [read more]