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Forgotten Royal Women (Paperback)

The King and I

Social History Women of History

By Erin Lawless
Imprint: Pen & Sword History
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781473898172
Published: 30th April 2018


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Great women are hidden behind great men, or so they say, and no man is greater than the king. For centuries, royal aunts, cousins, sisters and mothers have watched history unfold from the shadows, their battlefields the bedchamber or the birthing room, their often short lives remembered only through the lens of others.

But for those who want to hear them, great stories are still there to be told: the medieval princess who was kidnapped by pirates; the duchess found guilty of procuring love potions; the queen who was imprisoned in a castle for decades.

Bringing thirty of these royal women out of the shadows, along with the footnotes of their families, this collection of bite-sized biographies will tell forgotten tales and shine much needed light into the darkened corners of women's history.

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About Erin Lawless

Erin Lawless is the bestselling author of several works of contemporary fiction with HarperCollins. A Classicist by training, graduating from the University of London, Erin decided to combine her love of a good narrative with her love of history, blogging regularly about any fascinating historical titbit, anecdote or personage that appealed. With her trade mark humour and just a smidge of irreverence, Erin gives the bite-size biography a modern and accessible flavour. Find out more at www.erinlawless.co.uk.

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