Welcome to my little corner of the vast web and this week’s book tour. Thank you for stopping by and checking out the reviews and giveaways. Don’t forget to enter the rafflecopter and good luck in the contest. Take a moment to read a bit about the book as well. Who knows, it might turn out to be your next favorite book.
Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV and his wife
Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary’s status as heiress-apparent to Queen
Elizabeth’s throne in England paired with the violence of the
Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic and
poorly understood lives of the 16th century.Mary Queen of the Scots tells Mary’s true story, focusing primarily on her
reign as queen of Scotland, celebrating her life more than her death
and showing us all why she was truly a woman ahead of her time.Features a detailed timeline, a list of Latin prayers with their English
translations, and the lyrics to all four featured period songs
performed in the book.
more wanted for a false traitor than a true subject, which though I
know I desire it not, yet in the face of all this realm it appears
proved,” wrote Princess Elizabeth Tudor in her eleventh-hour letter
to sister Queen Mary as guards waited to transport her to the prison
at the Tower of London.Queen Elizabeth is perhaps the most legendary and celebrated ruler in
English history. Yet do you really know her as well as you think you do?In this beautiful narrative biography you explore Elizabeth’s path
from “Lady Elizabeth” to “Gloriana” through the lens of her
relationship with Robert Dudley, a relationship far more contentious
than most people believe. Politics and religion collide, provoking
Elizabeth to console herself with her music, and a hard decision lays
before her as plots against her life threatens her throne.
Take the journey to Gloriana and discover a side to Elizabeth you never
Features six medieval and Elizabethan songs, a detailed timeline, and an
extensive suggested reading list. Continues “Mary Queen of the Scots.”
is author of over twenty books published and self-published since
August, 2012 and in languages ranging from Welsh to Spanish to
Chinese and everything in between. A dedicated scholar and
biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education
and improving history literacy worldwide.
they are informative.
attending living history activities, travelling to historic places in
both the United States and United Kingdom, and watching classic
motion pictures and classic television series.
will receive a sapling tree from the Arbor Day Foundation – trees
will vary depending on the winner’s region – US only. There will
also be two random winners for a special mystery prize- drawn at
surprise moments during the tour!
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