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Elizabeth I : renaissance prince; a biography 1st edition

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Elizabeth I : renaissance prince; a biography by Lisa Hilton. 1st edition published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson 2014. Hardback with dust jacket in very good condition.

A definitive portrait of one of the most compelling monarchs England has ever had: Elizabeth I. 'We are a prince from a line of princes.' Lisa Hilton's majestic biography of Elizabeth I, 'The Virgin Queen', provides vibrant new insights on a monarch who continues to compel and enthral readers. It is a book that challenges readers to reassess Elizabeth's reign, and the colourful drama, scandal and intrigue to which it is always linked. Lisa Hilton uses new research in France, Italy, Russia and Turkey to present a fresh interpretation of Elizabeth as a queen who saw herself primarily as a Renaissance prince, delivering a very different perspective on Elizabeth's emotional and sexual life, and upon her attempts to mould England into a European state. Elizabeth was not an exceptional woman but an exceptional ruler, and Hilton redraws English history with this animated portrait of an astounding life. Her biography maps Elizabeth's dramatic journey from timid, newly crowned queen to one of the most powerful and vivid monarchs ever to rule England.

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1st edition
Author(s):
Hilton L
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Used: very good
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24x15x3.5cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297865226
ISBN-13:
9780297865223
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Elizabeth I : renaissance prince; a biography

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Elizabeth I : renaissance prince; a biography by Lisa Hilton. 1st edition published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson 2014. Hardback with dust jacket in very good condition.

A definitive portrait of one of the most compelling monarchs England has ever had: Elizabeth I. 'We are a prince from a line of princes.' Lisa Hilton's majestic biography of Elizabeth I, 'The Virgin Queen', provides vibrant new insights on a monarch who continues to compel and enthral readers. It is a book that challenges readers to reassess Elizabeth's reign, and the colourful drama, scandal and intrigue to which it is always linked. Lisa Hilton uses new research in France, Italy, Russia and Turkey to present a fresh interpretation of Elizabeth as a queen who saw herself primarily as a Renaissance prince, delivering a very different perspective on Elizabeth's emotional and sexual life, and upon her attempts to mould England into a European state. Elizabeth was not an exceptional woman but an exceptional ruler, and Hilton redraws English history with this animated portrait of an astounding life. Her biography maps Elizabeth's dramatic journey from timid, newly crowned queen to one of the most powerful and vivid monarchs ever to rule England.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Hilton L
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x15x3.5cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297865226
ISBN-13:
9780297865223
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Elizabeth I : renaissance prince; a biography

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