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Elizabeth I

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@2@@20@An acclaimed biography of Elizabeth I and an examination of the politics and intrigues of her Tudor court.@21@@3@@2@Elizabeth I ruled England in defiance of convention, exercising supreme authority in a man's world. With courage, brilliance and style, she reigned for nearly forty-five years. Anne Somerset's penetrating biography of this complex and uniquely gifted woman is unrivalled in its analysis of both Elizabeth's personal life and her career as leader.@3@

Auteur

Anne Somerset was born in 1955 and read history at King's College London. In 1980, her first book, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WILLIAM IV, was published in Weidenfeld & Nicolson's KINGS AND QUEENS OF ENGLAND series. This was followed BY LADIES-IN-WAITING; a biography of Elizabeth I; UNNATURAL MURDER and THE AFFAIR OF THE POISONS. Her biography of Queen Anne, England's last Stuart monarch, was awarded the 2013 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography.

Until his death in 2011, Anne Somerset was married to the artist Matthew Carr. She lives in London with her daughter.



Texte du rabat

'By applying herself industriously to the evidence, Anne Somerset presents a convincing as well as complex character at the centre of her long, but ever lucid narrative' Antonia Fraser

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Elizabeth I
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781842126240
ISBN: 978-1-84212-624-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Orion
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 720
Poids: 544g
Taille: H197mm x B130mm x T52mm
Année: 2002