Elizabeth I and Her Circle
Publish date: 2015-06-01
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
I dithered between 3.5 and 4 stars on this one. Susan Doran examines all of Elizabeth I's personal relationships, through the course of her long life. "Kin" covers her relationships with her parents, Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; her series of step-mothers; her step-siblings, Mary I and Edward VI; ...
Review of an ARC CopyI had already read The Tudor Chronicles by the same author and am a fan of the Tudor period so already had a good chronological knowledge of the period and the main actors. I found the approach Susan Doran chose for "Elizabeth I and her circle" extremely interesting, especially ...
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley Dorman’s book looks at Elizabeth though the great Queen’s relationships with various people of her court and family. Dorman’s approach is to divide the book up into Family, Courtiers, Women (servants) and councilors. The first and last sections of the ...
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