Description - Elizabeth I by Anne Somerset
An acclaimed biography of Elizabeth I and an examination of the politics and intrigues of her Tudor court. 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.
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(131mm x 201mm x 39mm)
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Author Biography - Anne Somerset
Anne Somerset was born in 1955 and read History at King's College London. Her first book, published in 1980, was The Life and Times of William IV. This was followed by Ladies-in-Waiting: From the Tudors to the Present Day and an acclaimed biography, Elizabeth I. Her most recent work was the bestselling Unnatural Murder, an account of the sensational Overbury murder which was shortlisted fro the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger award for non-fiction. Anne Somerset is married and lives in London with her husband and daughter.