England's Queens From Boudica To Elizabeth Of York
England has always been a place of queens. The earliest known lived nearly 2,000 years ago. Early queens, such as Boudica and Cartimandua, are historical figures, while others, such as Cordelia and Guinevere, are mythical. In both historical documents and romantic legends, the early queens of Britain played a prominent role, and this has never ceased to be the case.Nearly eighty women have sat on ...
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Amberley Publishing; Reprint edition (January 15, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 4.9 x 0.8 x 7.8 inches
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“Ms. Norton definitely went all out on this book with the research. What a great job she did. Seriously, there is everything that you need to know about every queen that England has seen (even those who technically were not queen, but were married to ...”
he throne of England, either as queen regnant or queen consort, and the voices of all of them survive through their writings and those of their contemporaries. For the first time, the voices of each individual queen can be heard. This volume charts the course of English queenship from our earliest named queen, the fierce Boudica, through the Anglo-Saxons, Normans, Plantagenets, to the queens of the Wars of the Roses and the woman whose marriage brought peace after years of conflict, Elizabeth of York.