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Elizabeth's Women Friends, Rivals, and Foes Who Shaped the Virgin Queen

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ISBN-10: 055380698X

ISBN-13: 9780553806984

Edition: 2010

Authors: Tracy Borman

List price: $28.00
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A source of endless fascination and speculation, the subject of countless biographies, novels, and films, Elizabeth I is now considered from a thrilling new angle by the brilliant young historian Tracy Borman. So often viewed in her relationships with men, the Virgin Queen is portrayed here as the product of women-the mother she lost so tragically, the female subjects who worshipped her, and the peers and intimates who loved, raised, challenged, and sometimes opposed her. In vivid detail, Borman presents Elizabethrs"s bewitching mother, Anne Boleyn, eager to nurture her new child, only to see her taken away and her own life destroyed by damning allegations-which taught Elizabeth never to…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/28/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Tracy Borman is a British writer and historian. She studied and taught history at the University of Hull and was awarded a Ph. D in 1997. Tracy is now Chief Executive of the Heritage Education Trust, a charity that encourages children to visit and learn from historic properties. She has recently been appointed Interim Chief Curator for Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that manages Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and the Banqueting House, Whitehall. Her works include: Elizabeth's Women: The Hidden Story of the Virgin Queen, Henrietta Howard: King's Mistress, Queen's Servant, and Witches: A Tale of Sorcery, Scandal and Seduction.