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Queen Isabella : treachery, adultery, and murder in medieval England

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Ballantine books Trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Conspiracy, treason, perjury, and forgery, along with political assassination, and several deadly sins ... [the author of this book] exhibits a breathtaking grasp of the physical and cultural context of Queen Eleanor's life.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
biografi
Named Person: Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 9780345453204 0345453204
OCLC Number: 123130336
Notes: Originally published: Isabella: she-wolf of France, Queen of England. Great Britain : Jonathan Cape, 2005.
Includes reading group questions.
Description: xxi, 490 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Isabella and Edward. The fair maiden --
The king is lovesick for his minion --
All that is prudent, amiable, and feminine --
His dearest companion --
The displeasure of the queen --
Then let her live abandoned and forlorn --
pt. 2. Isabella and Mortimer. Mortimer and Isabel do kiss when they conspire --
Welcome, in God's name, madam and your son --
Plots and stratagems --
Now, Mortimer, begins our tragedy --
pt. 3. Isabella. Our dearest mother.
Responsibility: Alison Weir.
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Conspiracy, treason, perjury, and forgery, along with political assassination, and several deadly sins ... [the author of this book] exhibits a breathtaking grasp of the physical and cultural context of Queen Eleanor's life.

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