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Books 2018 – 2 books on sale today…

Silk and the Sword: The Women of the Norman Conquest by Sharon Bennett Connolly ‘The momentous events of 1066, the story of invasion, battle and conquest, are well known. But what of the women? Harold II of England had been … Continue reading

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Books 2018 – on sale today – Henry VIII and the men who made him: The secret history behind the Tudor throne by Tracy Borman

‘Henry VIII is well known for his tumultuous relationships with women, and he is often defined by his many marriages. But what do we see if we take a different look? When we see Henry through the men in his … Continue reading

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Books 2018- on sale today – Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England by Kate Hubbard

‘The remarkable story of Bess of Hardwick, her ascent through Elizabethan society and the houses she built that shaped British architectural history. Born in 1521, Bess of Hardwick, businesswoman, money-lender and property tycoon, lived an astonishing eighty-seven years. Through canny … Continue reading

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Books 2018 – on sale now – The Bradgate Heiress by Derek Ansell

‘Chelsea, 1547. At ten years old, Lady Jane Grey arrives at Old Manor to begin her education with the Dowager Queen Katherine: widow of the late Henry VIII. Jane is a bright, scholarly girl – but destined to reach early … Continue reading

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Books 2018 – on sale now…

Anne of Cleves: Henry VIII’s Unwanted Wife by Sarah-Beth Watkins (paper back) ‘Anne of Cleves left her homeland in 1539 to marry the king of England. She was not brought up to be a queen, yet out of many possible … Continue reading

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