Sex with the Queen: 900 Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics
This book is written by the bestselling author of "Sex with Kings". Featured on National radio interviews e.g., "Woman's Hour" and reviewed in ... Show synopsis This book is written by the bestselling author of "Sex with Kings". Featured on National radio interviews e.g., "Woman's Hour" and reviewed in national press e.g., "Daily Mail", it will appeal to readers of history, historical fiction, and of women's studies titles. In this follow-up to the bestselling "Sex with Kings", we discover the truth about what goes on behind the closed door of the Queen's boudoir. After all, Queen Victoria, that bastion of virtue, had nine children! You'll read about the notorious Catherine the Great, the passionately foolish Marie Antoinette, the destructively willful Tsarina Alexandra, and many more! Some Queens had numerous lovers, others seldom strayed, but all were full-blooded women who lived and loved under intense public scrutiny. And the men who loved these women sometimes gained riches, and sometimes lost their heads. Once again, Eleanor Herman has combined impeccable research while accessibly telling these fascinating stories. "Sex with the Queen" will both entertain and educate.