Game of Queens

The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe
Product Number: EB00700507
Released: Mar 15, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781541697874
Publisher: Basic Books
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Description

"Sarah Gristwood has written a masterpiece that effortlessly and enthrallingly interweaves the amazing stories of women who ruled in Europe during the Renaissance period."-Alison Weir Sixteenth-century Europe saw an explosion of female rule. From Isabella of Castile, and her granddaughter Mary Tudor, to Catherine de Medici, Anne Boleyn, and Elizabeth Tudor, these women wielded enormous power over their territories, shaping the course of European history for over a century. Across boundaries and generations, these royal women were mothers and daughters, mentors and protEgEes, allies and enemies. For the first time, Europe saw a sisterhood of queens who would not be equaled until modern times. A fascinating group biography and a thrilling political epic, Game of Queens explores the lives of some of the most beloved (and reviled) queens in history.

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Author(s): Sarah Gristwood
Original Publish Date: Nov 29, 2016

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