The Lady Elizabeth

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Thorndike Press, 2008 - Fiction - 835 pages
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A fictional portrait of the tumultuous early life of Queen Elizabeth I describes her perilous path to the throne of England and the scandal, political intrigues, and religious turmoil she confronted along the way.

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Very educational and enjoyable to read. - LibraryThing
I found it quite difficult to read through to the end. - LibraryThing
I thought the ending was the best. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing

Set from 1536-1558, “Lady Elizabeth” is an engrossing account of Elizabeth I’s early life up till the moment she became Queen of England. It is divided into three parts: “The King’s Daughter”, “The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mo - Goodreads

10 days! It took me 10 days to plod my way through this 400 page book. I kept coming up with reasons NOT to read this. I cleaned out junk drawers, broke down cardboard boxes, sorted through my winter ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Writer Alison Weir 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. She is primarily a non-fiction author who writes about British royalty. Her books included 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. In 2008 her second novel, The Lady Elizabeth, was published. Her works also include The Lady in the Tower - The Fall of Anne Boleyn (this book concerns the last four months of Anne Boleyn's life), The Captive Queen and A Dangerous Inheritance . She lives in Surrey, England.

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