The Virgin Queen: A Personal History of Elizabeth I

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The years of Elizabeth's childhood were troubled - fraught with danger and beset with the political and religious plots of those around her. At the age of two her mother, Anne Boleyn, was beheaded by her father, Henry VIII; Elizabeth was declared illegitimate and banished from the royal court. At 21, she was imprisoned in the Tower of London by her sister, Mary. And at 25 she was crowned Queen of England and Ireland, ruling as the last monarch of the Tudor dynasty until her death in 1603. The reign of Elizabeth was ...

The Virgin Queen: A Personal History of Elizabeth I 2010, Tauris Parke Paperbacks, London

ISBN-13: 9781848855557

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