The Men Who Would Be King: The Courtships Of Queen Elizabeth I

Paperback | August 11, 2015

byJosephine Ross

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“Splendid stuff, ‘history with attitude.’ Written with energy and aplomb.”
 —The Times (London)

The colorful, often tempestuous courtships of Queen Elizabeth I of England (the “virgin Queen”) are brought to breathtaking life in The Men Who Would Be King, a thrilling, utterly fascinating popular history by Josephine Ross. The highly respected author of The Winter Queen and The Tudors, Ross captures all the splendors of the royal court, and all the delicious intrigues surrounding the romances of the powerful daughter of King Henry VIII during her glorious reign. The Men Who Would Be King is spirited British history, captivating and eminently readable, that will equally delight fans of historical nonfiction, Tudor aficionados, and anyone who loves the bestselling novels of Philippa Gregory.

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“Splendid stuff, ‘history with attitude.’ Written with energy and aplomb.” —The Times (London)The colorful, often tempestuous courtships of Queen Elizabeth I of England (the “virgin Queen”) are brought to breathtaking life in The Men Who Would Be King, a thrilling, utterly fascinating popular history by Josephine Ross. The highly respe...

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Courting the Virgin QueenFor more than half a century, Elizabeth I was pursued by kings, princes, and nobles from across Europe. During the marriage negotiations, romance blended with diplomacy as suitor after suitor endeavored to ally himself with her in the most intimate of treaties. Yet not one of these illustrious rivals managed to...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.54 inPublished:August 11, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062190881

ISBN - 13:9780062190888

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“Splendid stuff, ‘history with attitude.’ Written with energy and aplomb, it is a stirring and yet salutory story, well told.”