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Historical Fiction

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Tudor and Elizabethan Biographical Fiction

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Stories set in Tudor and Elizabethan times have never been more popular - and with so many bold, larger-than-life characters to choose from, it’s easy to understand why. The love of adventure; the passion for invention; the irrepressible self-confidence among those living in that extraordinary era really is without rival. A natural draw for novelist and reader alike, biographical fiction of this kind is also a great way to learn about real history.

cover image to the Tudor novel 'Virgin and the Crab' shows Elizabeth Tudor as princess in bonnet and tunic

If you enjoy reading about England’s Tudor dynasty, and in particular the life and times of Elizabeth I, here are two books set in the unique and turbulent era of the ‘Virgin Queen.’ The first is a full-length adventure novel, the other a fictional 'memoir' (a special blend of fact and fantasy).

Novels Featuring Elizabeth I, England’s legendary Virgin Queen

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Scenes, people and places from Tudor and Elizabethan England

Favourite Poems

Just click on the covers to go to a full summary of each.

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