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Elizabeth I (Penguin Monarchs): A Study in Insecurity Hardcover – May 15 2018

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  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Allen Lane (May 15 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780141980881
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141980881
  • ASIN: 0141980885
  • Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 1.5 x 17.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 222 g
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A triumph of history—Janet Nelson, Guardian

About the Author

Helen Castor is a medieval historian and a Bye-Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Her first book, Blood & Roses, a biography of the fifteenth-century Paston family, was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2005 and won the English Association's Beatrice White Prize in 2006. Her second book, She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth, was made into a BBC2 TV series, and selected as one of the books of the year for 2010 in the Guardian, Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Financial Times and BBC History Magazine. Her most recent book, Joan of Arc, was dubbed 'a triumph of history' (Guardian).

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