Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Publish date: December 3rd 2013
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 592
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Biography Memoir
, European History
, 15th Century
“The children of King Edward,” had been “avenged” at last “in this battle: the boar’s tusks quailed, and, to avenge the white, the red rose bloomed." It felt like it took me months to read this book. This book could be a bit dry at times and that is what really stopped me from reading this at my nor...
I took on this non-fiction account of the life of Elizabeth of York in order to be more knowledgeable about the real-life people I am reading about when I read Tudor fiction. However, Elizabeth of York is one of the many women of the era that we simply do not have much information about. Obviously...
Confession time. I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would.Alright, maybe that's not saying much since it did spend some time on my "never-gonna-happen" shelf. I received this book for Christmas and it popped up as a group read, so happen it did.The opening chapters of this book were almost as...
Given that the founders of the Tudor dynasty -- Henry VII and Elizabeth of York -- tend to get very little written about them, I was really looking forward to this new release by long-time Tudor biographer, Alison Weir. There have been several fictional books about this queen of England, and most of...
Yet another masterful piece of historical research by Alison Weir. As the first Tudor queen and mother of Henry VIII, Elizabeth of York is a pivotal figure in British history, and it's nice to see her receive the attention she deserves. Disclaimer: This book has been provided by the publisher i...
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