Who Was Queen Elizabeth I

Who Was Queen Elizabeth I Author
ISBN-10 9780141369488
Year 2016-01-07
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and dangerous. Cast out of her father's court at the age of three and imprisoned at nineteen, Elizabeth was crowned queen in 1558, aged just twenty-five. A tough, intelligent woman who spoke five languages, Elizabeth ruled for over forty years and led England through one of the most prosperous periods in its history. This concise and enjoyable biography puts together the pieces of Elizabeth's life and reign for young readers. Puffin's 'Who Was . . . ?' book series presents clear and accessible biographies of some of history's most renowned individuals.

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I Author Steven W. May
ISBN-10 0743476441
Year 2005-01-04
Pages 348
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A new collection of selected original writings by the sixteenth-century monarch offers an introductory perspective on Elizabethan literature and is complemented by eight pages of black-and-white photographs. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask Author Jane Resh Thomas
ISBN-10 0395691206
Year 1998
Pages 196
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Describes the opulent but cruel childhood of Queen Elizabeth I, and details her triumphant reign

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I Author Leon Ashworth
ISBN-10 1842340719
Year 2002
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Cherrytree Books
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Describes the life of the strong-willed queen who brought new stability and vitality to England in the sixteenth century.

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I Author J.E. Neale
ISBN-10 9780897336727
Year 2014-08-01
Pages 446
Language en
Publisher Chicago Review Press
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Long cosidered the definitive biography of the great Tudor Queen, this scholarly and immensely readable book won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography and hs been translated into nine languages.

Elizabeth the Queen

Elizabeth the Queen Author Sally Bedell Smith
ISBN-10 9780141973333
Year 2012-02-02
Pages 688
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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An intimate portrait of Her Majesty the Queen, from the moment a young Princess Elizabeth discovered her destiny to becoming our longest-serving monarch nine decades later. This definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth II is the first all-round, up-close picture of one of the most fascinating, enigmatic and admired women in the world. With exclusive access to the Queen's personal letters, close friends and associates, this intimate biography is a treasure trove of fresh insights on her public persona and her private life. Here we see Queen Elizabeth going about her daily duties, preparing for formal occasions, playing with her children at the Palace, crawling on her stomach to stalk deer, donning yellow Marigolds to wash up after Balmoral cookouts, and even changing a car wheel. Here we, at last, get to meet the leader, strategist, and diplomat; the daughter, wife, mother and grandmother - Elizabeth the Queen.

The Portable Queen

The Portable Queen Author Mary Hill Cole
ISBN-10 1558492143
Year 1999
Pages 277
Language en
Publisher Univ of Massachusetts Press
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The progresses were both emblematic of Elizabeth's rule and intrinsic to her ability to govern." "In this book, Mary Hill Cole provides a detailed analysis of the progresses. Drawing on royal household accounts, ministerial correspondence, county archives, corporation records, and family papers, she examines the effects of the visits on the queen's household and government, the individual and civic hosts, and the monarchy of the Virgin Queen."--BOOK JACKET.

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II Author Nicholas Davies
ISBN-10 IND:30000042219372
Year 1994
Pages 511
Language en
Publisher Birch Lane Press
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An expert royalty watcher exposes the private lives of Britain's ruling dynasty, detailing Elizabeth's celibacy, Prince Philip's adulterous affairs, and the demise of Charles and Diana's and Andrew and Fergie's marriages. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I Author Christa Jansohn
ISBN-10 3825875296
Year 2004
Pages 248
Language en
Publisher LIT Verlag M√ľnster
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This work marks the 400th anniversary of the death of one of England's greatest monarchs, a highly intelligent and successful ruler. The volume appeals to everyone interested in the charismatic character of Elizabeth I, her time and cultural afterlife. Contributors focus on important aspects of Elizabeth's subtle and resourceful political power and the longstanding struggle she faced at home and abroad as well as the threats posed to her realm. This edition presents a series of essays about fictional representations of Queen Elizabeth I in literature, music, and film. Articles illuminate the fascinating story of her numerous afterlives and their significance for the cultural history of England, its sense of identity and psyche. Essays investigate the ceremony, festivities, and dance practices at her court and bring to life the cultural significance of this colorful and extraordinary monarch. Christa Jansohn is professor of British culture at the University of Bamberg, Germany.

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I Author Kate Havelin
ISBN-10 0822500299
Year 2002
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Twenty-First Century Books
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Discusses the life of Queen Elizabeth I, from her birth to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1533, her imprisonment by her half-sister, through her reign as one of England's more respected monarchs, to her death in 1603.