The Sisters Who Would Be Queen
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
, European History
, 16th Century
4.5 stars for this illuminating look at the tragic life of the Grey family. I read this non-fiction account of the Grey sisters on the heels of reading [b:Sisters of Treason|18759924|Sisters of Treason|Elizabeth Fremantle|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1404632043s/18759924.jpg|26655847]. After everyt...
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...
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 ...
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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