Anne Somerset gives an insight into all sides of the character of Elizabeth.
It definitely takes time to read this book but few monarchs deserve this kind of in-depth study as much as Elizabeth.
Well done; informative, entertaining reading for anyone who likes their romance with a factual historic background.
I loved this book. You really get to know in detail both the period and Elizabeth since the book is not a mere list of facts and dates. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tokugawa
This is by far the most thorough, the most interesting, and the most captivating biography of Elizabeth I I have ever read. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Michael Williams
If you like historical novels about this period, this is a great choice! I read almost everything written about this time, i would recommend this book!Published 11 months ago by Deborah Hargis
This bio was well written and well researched. The author let us see who the queen was in a non-biased way, and still presented the bio with respect for who she was. Read morePublished 14 months ago by L. Belasco
I love the Tudor period, and Anne Somerset is one of my favorite writers. She knows her history and weaves a captivating tapestry of the heroine and her times.Published 18 months ago by O.S.Carter
It is one of those books that if you study history and have many pieces of the puzzle with fascinating gaps in the details, Anne Somerset has the ability to neatly connect the... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rick Carpenter
I have been obsessed with Queen Elizabeth since the movie featuring Cate Blanchett was released. Over the years I have bought so many books that they honestly tend to blend... Read morePublished 18 months ago by ~Kit Kat~
I have a fascination for the royals. i bought one book on king Henry and found it a little hard to read but in it i read about Queen Elizabeth, so i bought this book, great book... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Cat
Detail oriented and fascinating portrait of Tudor Elizabeth 1 with clear descriptions of her life and reign. Would recommend this to any interested in this period of historyPublished 19 months ago by Mary Hennessy