An exceptional biography that allows the man to emerge from the history
Here is a very short booklist for Eleanor enthusiasts who would like to go to the horse’s mouth Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France, Queen of England. Ralph Turner,Read More
This will be the definitive biography for decades. Because it combines superb scholarship with wit and insight.
Book Review: Drama, pathos and all the gossip and intrigue of the atmosphere air of court, with the reality of Catherine’s upbringing-all in a rigorous work of history
Book Review: A generally positive presentation that looks at Cromwell’s personal life as well as the court intriguer
Fluid, lucid style combined with detail makes a book with colour and brings the Tudor world to life but does not trivialise.
A history that emphasises social and economic history, with some jaw dropping stories
Title: Thomas More Series: Reputations Author: John Guy Genre: History Publisher: Arnold Release Date: 2000 Pages: 252 In opening the impeachment trial of President Clinton on 14 January 1999, CongressmanRead More
Fresh, invigorating, passionate – an extraordinary and distinctive book on Anne Boleyn and the way culture has perceived her
This is a very, very, eclectic and short list. There are more books on the Wars of the Roses than flies on a pile of poo. But these are theRead More