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Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne - David Starkey
Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne
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A new biography of England's greatest queen chronicles her unlikely rise to power as the younger daughter of one of Henry VIII's many wives and as a woman who was once imprisoned and nearly killed by her own half-sister. Reprint.
A new biography of England's greatest queen chronicles her unlikely rise to power as the younger daughter of one of Henry VIII's many wives and as a woman who was once imprisoned and nearly killed by her own half-sister. Reprint.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060959517 (0060959517)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne
bookshelves: spring-2013, tudor, nonfiction, history, published-2000, biography, politics Read from March 02 to 05, 2013 David Starkey is a crassly stupid man in reality, an arrogant water-muddier who relishes poking sticks into hornets' nests:http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/201...http://www.d...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne
David Starkey is a crassly stupid man in reality, an arrogant water-muddier who relishes poking sticks into hornets' nests:http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2012/may/10/starkey-comment-gang-sexually-exploiting-girlshttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2109273/David-Starkey-courts-controversy-clai...
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Minor Characters
Minor Characters rated it
A very thorough examination of Elizabeth's formative years before gaining the throne that manages, for the most part, to avoid getting tangled up in all the titles and and descendants of various nobles. (No small task or easy feat. This has tripped up some other very good writers.) An intriguing ...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
5.0
One of the better,and more accessible biographies about Elizabeth I, focusing more on her life as a child and adolescent, during the reigns of her father, Henry VIII, her younger brother Edward VI, and elder sister, Mary I. Quite a bit is devoted to the scandal about Thomas Seymour, and later, Thoma...
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