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Isabella

The She-Wolf of France, Queen of England

Isabella( )
Author: Weir, Alison
ISBN:978-0-09-957839-0
Publication Date:Nov 2012
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

In Newgate Street, in the city of London, stand the meagre ruins of Christ Church. On the same site once stood a royal mausoleum set to rival Westminster Abbey in the fourteenth century. Among the many crowned heads buried there was Isabella of France, Edward II's queen - one of the most notorious femme fatales in history. Today, popular legends speak of how her angry ghost can be glimpsed among the ruins, clutching the heart of her murdered husband, and even the reputable...
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Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.8 x 19.9 x 4.6 cm
Book Weight:0.386 Kilograms
Author Biography
Weir, Alison (Author)
Alison Weir was born in London, England on July 8, 1951. She received training to be a teacher with a concentration in history from the North Western Polytechnic. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a civil servant and ran her own school for children with learning difficulties from 1991 to 1997. Her first book, Britain's Royal Families, was published in 1989. Her other books include The Six Wives of Henry VIII; Children of England; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Henry VIII: King and Court; Mary, Queen of Scots; and Isabella.

Her first novel, Innocent Traitor, was published in 2006. Her other novels include The Lady Elizabeth, The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn, The Captive Queen, A Dangerous Inheritance, and Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen.

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