Elizabeth I

Author(s): Margaret George


This is the new novel from the commercial historical women's fiction author Margaret George.

The legendary Elizabeth Tudor is history's most enigmatic queen: the virgin with many suitors; the victor of the Armada who hated war; and the jewel-bedecked woman always pinching pennies. Elizabeth's flame-haired cousin, Lettice Knollys, is her bitter rival. In love with Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and mother to the Earl of Essex, the mercurial nobleman who challenged Elizabeth's throne - Lettice has been intertwined with Elizabeth since childhood. This is a story of two women of fierce intellect and desire: one trying to protect her country and throne; the other trying to regain power and position for her family. Their rivalry soon involves everyone close to Elizabeth - from the famed courtiers, who enriched the crown, to the legendary poets and playwrights, who paid homage to it with their works. And, for Elizabeth, considering herself married to her people meant ruling as much from the heart as from the head...


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Margaret George is the author of several best-selling novels, including The Autobiography of Henry VIII, Mary Queen of Scotland & the Isles, and Mary, Called Magdalene. She travels widely to research her novels and lives with her husband in Madison, Wisconsin.

General Fields

  • : 9780230755819
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan
  • : April 2011
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margaret George
  • : Paperback
  • : Export ed