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Anne Somerset
Birth date: 1955-01-21
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 5 years ago
It's certainly very detailed! As look at how politics worked as the UK was just starting to get the whole democracy thing going (kindasorta with a lot of wobbling on the way), it was excellent. I loved all the political detail and the back and forthing between parties, and various shenanigans they g...
Reflections
Reflections rated it 6 years ago
This long but fascinating biography is a very thorough account of the life and times of Great Britain’s Queen Anne. I somehow knew almost nothing about this era, the late 1600’s and early 1700’s, but Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion convincingly presents it as pivotal. As the last Stuart monarch...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it 8 years ago
Interesting, if dry, look at an actual murder case from the 1600's in England. The Earl and Countess of Somerset are charged with the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury by means of poison and possibly witchcraft. While I did find the story interesting, the writing was fairly dry and and I kept getting si...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it 15 years ago
Takes a wider look at the celebrated Affair of the Poisons, which caused great scandal, and may have brought down Madame de Montespan, one of Louis XIV's mistresses. For a fictional look at the same story, try Judith Merkle Riley's book, The Oracle Glass.For the full review, please go here:http://ww...
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