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Arbella : England's lost queen

Author: Sarah Gristwood
Publisher: London ; New York : Bantam, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking as its background one of the most famous periods of British history, this historical biography focuses on a hitherto forgotten figure: Arbella Stuart, first cousin to James VI of Scotland, whose right to the English throne was equalled only by James. Based on letters written by England's "Lost Queen," this revealing portrait describes the niece to Mary Queen of Scots and cousin to Elizabeth I who became a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gristwood, Sarah.
Arbella.
London ; New York : Bantam, 2003
(OCoLC)609412166
Named Person: Arabella Stuart, Lady; Arabella Stuart, Lady; Arabella Stuart, Lady
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Gristwood
ISBN: 0593048881 9780593048887
OCLC Number: 50936602
Description: xi, 450 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), 1 map, portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 'So good a child' : 1574-1587 --
'Lawful inheritress' : 1587-1602 --
'My travelling mind' : January-April 1603 --
'My ow'n woman'? : 1603-1610 --
'A pattern of misfortune' : 1610-1615.
Responsibility: Sarah Gristwood.
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Taking as its background one of the most famous periods of British history, this historical biography focuses on a hitherto forgotten figure: Arbella Stuart, the niece of Mary Queen of Scots and  Read more...

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" Utterly compelling... an exquisite jewel of a book." -- Alison Weir

 
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