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Passion. Manipulation. Murder. the Story of England's Most Notorious Royal Family

Tudor( )
Author: de Lisle, Leanda
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.99
Book Description:

The Tudors are England's most notorious royal family. But, as Leanda de Lisle's gripping new history reveals, they are a family still more extraordinary than the one we thought we knew. The Tudor canon typically starts with the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, before speeding on to Henry VIII and the Reformation. But this leaves out the family's obscure Welsh origins, the ordinary man known as Owen Tudor who would fall (literally) into a Queen's lap--and later her bed. It...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / Tudor & Elizabethan Era (1485-1603)
Political Science / History & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.875 Pounds
Author Biography
de Lisle, Leanda (Author)
Leanda de Lisle is a British historical writer. She was born in London and educated at Somerville College, Oxford University. She began her journalism career working for the Hackney Gazette. Later de Lisle obtained a master's degree in Business Administration. Her first book, After Elizabeth: The Death of Elizabeth and the Coming of King James, was published in 2005 and was runner up for the Saltire Society¿s First Book of the Year award. Her next book, The Sisters Who Would be Queen; The Tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey, became a New York Times bestseller. Her latest book, Tudor; The Family Story (1437-1603), also became a bestseller.

Ms. de Lisle continues to write for a number of publications including BBC History magazine, History Today, the Literary Review, the New Criterion and the Spectator, as well as other British national newspapers.


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