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  - Sue Hopkins - Goodreads

A brilliant, highly engaging read! As always loved the writing, and found I couldn't put the book down. Loved learning about the early life of Elizabeth 1. I love historical fiction so loved this! Esp as easy read so hopefully appealing to wise range of readers. 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)

Alison Weir (born July 8, 1951) is a British writer of history books, and latterly historical novel. 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 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. 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.

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