The Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I, Genius Of The Golden Age

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Hachette Books, Jun 21, 1992 - History - 336 pages
An intimate portrait of history's most fascinating monarch
A genius, a beauty, a leader, and a manipulator. Elizabeth I has fascinated and enthralled history buffs and Anglophiles for centuries. The era that bears her name was one of the most exciting and dazzling in England's history. Christopher Hibbert's masterful biography introduces a new generation of readers, aware of the challenges women face in wielding power, to perhaps history's greatest monarch.

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User Review  - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing

A good overview of the Virgin Queen's life, but Hibbert offers little new information or insight about Elizabeth I. Moreover, the author does not appear engaged with the source material, sometimes ... Read full review

THE VIRGIN QUEEN: Elizabeth I, Genius of the Golden Age

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A portrait of England's Queen Bess (1533-1603), which, despite its author's considerable storytelling skills, fails to demonstrate that she was central to England's ``golden age''-and fails to explain ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
The Kings Daughter
19
The Queens Sister
39
Copyright

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Christopher Hibbert has written many well-received biographies, including, most recently, Queen Victoria. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an Honorary Doctor of Letters of Leicester University.

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