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Elizabeth I - Anne Somerset

An acclaimed biography of Elizabeth I, and examination of the politics and intrigues of her Tudor court.

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“ Falling in Love....again”

published 25/04/2005

ProIt is not really written by David Starkey

ConsChapter documenting maps and sea bits are boring, ...

Not to be confused with Starkey's other work "Elizabeth" which looks at Henry VIII youngest daughter's life until she was crowned. This is called "Elizabeth I" Its full title is Elizabeth I - "The Woman the Queen and Her Empire" and is a catalogue of the items that were displayed at the National...

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“The young Elizabeth”

published 06/08/2001

ProFascinating, scholarly and readable

ConsNone

Elizabeth I is hardly a neglected figure, but Starkey’s analysis of her life before her accession to the throne at the age of 25 manages to treat the subject in a new and exciting way. As he points out, in order to understand the woman it is essential to know about the child, and...

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ProReadable, capitivating

ConsNot an academic text

David Starkey is one of a new generation of trendy historians. He has recently produced a major series on the monarchy on Channel Four, which will run over four years. We have already seen part of this detailing the history of the early monarchy. For a while the history of kings and queens was a...

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An acclaimed biography of Elizabeth I, and examination of the politics and intrigues of her Tudor court.

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Type: Non-Fiction

Genre: Biography, History

Subgenre: Historical, Political & Military

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Release Date: 01.08.2002

Author: Anne Somerset

Title: Elizabeth I

EAN: 9781842126240

ISBN: 1842126245

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