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Two books on sale now…

‘The names of few medieval monarchs and their queens are better known than Eleanor of Aquitaine, uniquely queen of France and queen of England, and her second husband Henry II. Although academically labelled medieval’, their era was the violent transition … Continue reading

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Books 2020 – on sale today – The Queen’s Sisters: The Lives of the Sisters of Elizabeth Woodville by Sarah J Hodder

‘Whether Queen or commoner, the lives of women throughout history is a fascinating study. Elizabeth Woodville, ‘The White Queen’, managed to make the transition from commoner to Queen and became the epitome of medieval heroines – the commoner who married … Continue reading

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Books 2020 – on sale now – Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I (paperback) by Kelcey Wilson-Lee

‘Virginal, chaste, humble, patiently waiting for rescue by brave knights and handsome princes: this idealized – and largely mythical – notion of the medieval noblewoman still lingers. Yet the reality was very different, as Kelcey Wilson-Lee shows in this vibrant … Continue reading

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Books 2020 – A book featuring Lady Jane is on sale now – A Hidden History of the Tower of London: England’s Most Notorious Prisoners by John Paul Davis

‘Famed as the ultimate penalty for traitors, heretics and royalty alike, being sent to the Tower is known to have been experienced by no less than 8,000 unfortunate souls. Many of those who were imprisoned in the Tower never returned … Continue reading

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Another book with a Jane link to look forward to…

30th April – Elizabeth I: The Making of a Queen by Laura Brennan ‘Elizabeth I is arguably one of the greatest monarchs and women of English history. Against an uncertain political and religious backdrop of post-reformation Europe she ruled at … Continue reading

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