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Elizabeth : apprenticeship

By: Starkey, Dr David

0099286572 / 9780099286578
Paperback
942'.055'092
01/03/2001
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England
20 cm xii, 372p., [16]p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.)
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Reprint. Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2000.

A woman in a man's world, confident of her destiny to reign, intensely intelligent, passionately sexual yet (she said) a virgin, Elizabeth was to become England's most successful ruler.

Finding her way through the labyrinthine plots that surrounded the court, she had to live by her wits, surrounded by betrayal and suspicion, not knowing who to trust with her desire to be queen, or her desire to be a lover...

BIC:

1DBKE England, 3JB c 1500 to c 1600, BGH Biography: historical, political & military, BGR Biography: royalty

Prizes:

W 2001 WH Smith Book Awards: Biography & Autobiography
W 2001 WHSmith Book Awards (Biography & Autobiography)

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