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text 2017-04-27 14:54
A Day in the Life of Elizabeth of York

Elizabeth of York is featured for this month at the excellent website Tudor Times. I am honored to be a guest with an article describing the daily habits and activities of England's first queen. So, what did everyday life look like for the real white princess?

 

Source: tudortimes.co.uk/guest-articles/a-day-in-the-life-of-elizabeth-of-york
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text 2017-04-24 13:35
What Elizabeth Learned from Mary

I am at the blog of historical fiction author Judith Arnopp today looking at what the favorably remembered Queen Elizabeth I learned from her less loved sister, Queen Mary I.

 

Source: juditharnoppnovelist.blogspot.com/2017/04/what-elizabeth-learned-from-mary.html
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text 2017-04-19 13:02
Mary & Reginald: What could have been?

We tend to think of Queen Mary's counter-reformation as her defining error, but to her contemporaries it was her choice of a Spanish husband. What could Mary have done differently? I am at Tudors Dynasty this morning with some possibilities.

 

Source: www.tudorsdynasty.com/mary-and-reginald-what-could-have-been
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review 2017-04-19 12:52
The Lady of the Tower by Elizabeth St John
The Lady of the Tower - Elizabeth St. Cloud Muse

I had several reasons for picking up this book, and my high expectations were not disappointed. This was an enjoyable adventure into the Stuart court with all its gilded surface and dirty underbelly. Lucy St John is in a unique position as the daughter of a prominent family but a younger sister with an unsympathetic guardian. Her coming of age takes place in an environment where no one allows their true self to be exposed. Being more honest and naive than those around her, Lucy learns some difficult lessons in courtly love and betrayal, but these experiences set her upon the path to find faith, true love, and happiness

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text 2017-04-18 13:39
Mary and Jane: Reluctant Rivals

The next blog tour stop is the Lady Jane Reference Guide, where I take a look at these Tudor cousins and rivals for the throne.

 

Includes a book excerpt!!

 

Source: www.ladyjanegrey.info/?p=12266
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