Her Highness, the Traitor
Publish date: June 1st 2012
Pages no: 323
Edition language: English
In Her Highness, the Traitor, Susan Higginbotham, seeks to redeem the reputation of both the Dudley and Grey families. Her purpose for the novel, as described in the author’s note, was to craft characters closer to their historical counterparts as she feels recent research has exposed that neither ...
I was very happy with this one, and found it to be worth the time to read. Just when I think that I have read everything and everyone on the Tudors, and being heartily sick of it all, Susan Higginbotham yanked me right out of that rut and presented the tale of two women who helped to create one of t...
So you guys know by now how much of an anglophile I am. Which means that when I saw this one I knew I just HAD to read it! I mean, Jane Grey is one of my beloved tragic historical figures and I realised that I hadn't ever read a book that focuses on her instead of Mary or Elizabeth during the time t...
Her Highness, the Traitor opens with the death of Henry VIII and ends after the execution of Lady Jane Grey. The book is told from the point-of-view of two women: Jane's mother Frances Grey; and Jane Dudley. The chapters went back and forth between them and the story didn't suffer for it. Admittedly...
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