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The Sisters Who Would be Queen: The Tragedy of Katherine, Mary and Lady Jane Grey - Community Reviews back

by Leanda de Lisle
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Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it 7 years ago
The Sisters Who Would Be Queen is one of the best nonfiction books that I have had the pleasure to read. Taking complicated circumstances and unraveling them for the greater understanding of the reader, Lisle also injects plenty of personality into her writing. At times, this highly informative book...
misfitandmom rated it 12 years ago
This book covers an extremely complex bit of history, so I will try to keep this as short and sweet as possible. We all know about Henry VIII and out of six wives he had one son, Edward, and two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Henry's favorite sister Mary had a daughter Frances who in turn had three ...
It's a Hardback Life
It's a Hardback Life rated it 52 years ago
According to the title of this book, there were three Grey sisters- Jane, Katherine and Mary- all of whom played an important role in Tudor history. According to the bulk of the narrative, there was Lady Jane Grey and two sisters who served as an epilogue to their elder sister’s tragedy. I don’t thi...
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