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Books 2024 – Another book about Jane to look forward to….

30 August – The Tragic Life of Lady Jane Grey by Beverley Adams ‘Lady Jane Grey, the nine-day queen is considered to be one of the most tragic characters in English history. In July 1553 when King Edward VI died … Continue reading

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Books 2024 – on sale today – Tudor Feminists: 10 Renaissance Women Ahead of their Time by Rebecca Wilson

30 January – Tudor Feminists: 10 Renaissance Women Ahead of their Time by Rebecca Wilson ‘The term ‘feminist’ would have been anachronistic in the Tudor period, but surely we would not hesitate to call the lady, who would be queen, … Continue reading

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Books 2024 – on sale today – Women of the Anarchy by Sharon Bennett Connolly

‘In 1135, Stephen of Blois usurped the throne, stealing it from his cousin Empress Matilda and sparking a nineteen-year civil war that would become known as the Anarchy, one of the bloodiest periods in English history. On the one side … Continue reading

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Books 2024 – Another book that features Jane to look forward to….

28 February – Women’s Lives in the Tudor Era by Amy McElroy ‘Women in the Tudor age are often overshadowed by their male counterparts. Even those of royalty were deemed inferior to males. Whilst women may have been classed as … Continue reading

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Books 2024 – Another book that features Jane to look forward to….

22 February – Young Elizabeth: Princess. Prisoner. Queen by Nicola Tallis ‘Elizabeth I is one of England’s most famous monarchs, whose story as the ‘Virgin Queen’ is well known. But queenship was by no means a certain path for Henry … Continue reading

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