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“A great resource for those looking for a short but informative read with an unusual twist.”

Arleigh Johnson,


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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 2, 2014)

ISBN-10: 1499355599  Paperback: 132 pages

eBook available on Kindle, Nook and iTunes

Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen & the Men who Loved Her

The Elizabethan golden age was peopled by a court of flamboyant and devoted men - each one unique, ambitious and talented. At its centre was a woman, Elizabeth, the Tudor princess who succeeded to the throne of England in 1558 and who vowed to her Parliament to remain unwed and a Virgin Queen for the rest of her life.

How did such a diverse group of red-blooded men view their ‘Gloriana?’ What were their aims and intentions? What were their dreams? And just how did Elizabeth manage to control and manipulate them?

A unique blend of fact and fiction brings the Elizabethan court and its inhabitants to life in an evocative collection of biographical sketches that will inform and entertain in equal measure.

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Elizabeth I - fact and fantasy. Biographical sketches and a fictional memoir

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For an extensive page of reading notes for this novel CLICK HERE

(Warning: contains spoilers)

And for more information and pictures to accompany the book, a special set of webpages is also available here.

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