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10 books about Queen Elizabeth I
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Queen Elizabeth I: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of British Royalty) by Hourly History
Category: Great Britain
This book was published 4 years ago by and takes approximately 1.8 hours to read.
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The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir
Category: United States
This book was published 22 years ago by Ballantine Books and takes approximately 18.7 hours to read.
Presents an exhaustively researched biography that reveals the personality, private life, and romantic intrigues of Elizabeth I
Queen Elizabeth 1: 60 Fascinating Facts For Kids by Vanessa Ellis
This book was published 6 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
The Tudor dynasty of the 16th century gave us two of the most famous monarchs ever to rule England, Henry VIII and his daughter Queen Elizabeth 1. Elizabeth was Queen of England for 44 years in what some call the 'Golden Age'. She was Queen in a man's world and won respect for her intelligence, shrewdness and charm. She had her faults though, being prone to indecision and having a short temper, but she remains one of the greatest rulers that England has had. Queen Elizabeth 1 ruled in difficult and dangerous times, often being at war with Spain and France, but England became a powerful and prosperous country during her reign. She sent her sailors on daring missions to explore the world, saw the blossoming of English art, music and literature and she established the Church of England after the country had separated from the Roman Catholic Church during her father's reign. By the end of her long reign, Elizabeth had become perhaps the most loved, popular and successful monarch in the history of England. Vanessa Ellis gives you a comprehensive list of important facts about Queen Elizabeth 1, describing the important accomplishments and events in her life. Going through a complete biography can be intimidating for a youngster, but Ellis gives you Queen Elizabeth's life in 60 easy to understand segments. We hope the facts in our book will fascinate you and encourage you to find out more about Queen Elizabeth 1. This book is suitable for the age of 8 and above. Chapters: * Introduction * Early Life * Henry's Death and a New Queen * Elizabeth Becomes Queen * Elizabeth Says "No" to Marriage * Mary, Queen of Scots * The Spanish Armada * The Golden Age * Rebellion * Elizabeth's Death * Conclusion
The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 1: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, and the Making of a Young Queen (1947-1955) by Robert Lacey
Category: Performing Arts
This book was published 4 years ago by Crown Archetype and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.
The official companion to the Emmy-winning Netflix drama chronicling the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, and starring Claire Foy and John Lithgow, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and beautifully reproduced archival photos and show stills Elizabeth Mountbatten never expected her father to die so suddenly, so young, leaving her with a throne to fill and a global institution to govern. Crowned at twenty-five, she was already a wife and mother as she began her journey towards becoming a queen. As Britain lifted itself out of the shadow of war, the new monarch faced her own challenges. Her mother doubted her marria≥ her uncle-in-exile derided her abilities; her husband resented the sacrifice of his career and family name; and her rebellious sister embarked on a love affair that threatened the centuries-old links between the Church and the Crown. This is the story of how Elizabeth II drew on every ounce of resolve to ensure that the Crown always came out on top. Written by the show's historical consultant, royal biographer Robert Lacey, and filled with beautifully reproduced archival photos and show stills, The Crown: The Official Companion: Volume 1 adds expert and in-depth detail to the events of the series, painting an intimate portrait of life inside Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street. Here is Elizabeth II as we've never seen her before.
The Windsor Knot: A Novel (Her Majesty the Queen Investigates, 1) by SJ Bennett
Category: Women's Fiction
This book was published this year by William Morrow and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.
"The first book in a ... crime series featuring Queen Elizabeth II as an amateur detective who solves crimes in secret and behind the scenes, in between her royal duties"--
The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival by Kate Williams
Category: United States
This book was published 3 years ago by Pegasus Books and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria, a new history of Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I that reveals how the most important relationship of their life—their friendship—changed them forever. Elizabeth and Mary were cousins and queens, but eventually it became impossible for them to live together in the same world.This is the story of two women struggling for supremacy in a man’s world, when no one thought a woman could govern. They both had to negotiate with men—those who wanted their power and those who wanted their bodies—who were determined to best them. In their worlds, female friendship and alliances were unheard of, but for many years theirs was the only friendship that endured. They were as fascinated by each other as lovers; until they became enemies. Enemies so angry and broken that one of them had to die, and so Elizabeth ordered the execution of Mary.But first they were each other’s lone female friends in a violent man’s world. Their relationship was one of love, affection, jealousy, antipathy – and finally death. This book tells the story of Mary and Elizabeth as never before, focusing on their emotions and probing deeply into their intimate lives as women and queens.They loved each other, they hated each other—and in the end they could never escape each other.
The Summer Queen: A Medieval Tale of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France (Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1) by Elizabeth Chadwick
This book was published 7 years ago by Sourcebooks Landmark and takes approximately 17.1 hours to read.
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HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style by Elizabeth Holmes
This book was published last year by Celadon Books and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.
**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** Veteran style journalist Elizabeth Holmes expands her popular Instagram series, So Many Thoughts, into a nuanced look at the fashion and branding of the four most influential members of the British Royal Family: Queen Elizabeth II; Diana, Princess of Wales; Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge; and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex. Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle are global style icons, their every fashion choice chronicled and celebrated. With all eyes on them, the duchesses select clothes that send a message about their values, interests, and priorities. Their thoughtful sartorial strategies follow in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales, two towering figures known for using their personal style to great acclaim. With one section devoted to each woman, HRH is a celebration of their stories and their style, pairing hundreds of gorgeous photographs with extensive research. A picture emerges of the British monarchy’s evolution and the power of royal fashion, showing there’s always more than what meets the eye.
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