Queens Consort: England's Medieval Queens
Publish date: 2008
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pages no: 482
Edition language: English
This was an interesting look into some of the queens of England. I was not impressed with all of her theories about some of these women, but her overall writing was great. I loved looking through time at the lives of these women and what they were faced with. She weaves a great thread of historical ...
I didn't care for this one at all. While I did like that Hilton touched on a few of the more unknown queens, this is a scandal sheet, with a particular emphasis on greed, witchcraft and adultery, all seen as signs of rebellion. To be fair, it's hard to cram five hundred years of history into a singl...
Well-written and researched, with a lot of interesting information and different persepectives, but like a lot of people, the author seemed to lose some of her objectivity when she came to Richard III and the queens of that general period (Elizabeth Woodville, Anne Neville and Elizabeth of York). Th...