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Edward VI (Penguin Monarchs): The Last Boy King

Hardback, 04/12/2014, £10.99
Edward VI, the only son of Henry VIII, became king at the age of nine and died wholly unexpectedly at the age of fifteen. This book gives full play to the murky, sinister nature of Edward's reign, and also an account of a boy learning to rule, learning to enjoy his growing power and to come out of the shadows of the great aristocrats around him.


Paperback, 06/06/2013, £9.99
The acclaimed and enthralling story of the dark side of Elizabethan rule, from Stephen Alford Elizabeth I's reign is known as a golden age, yet to much of Europe she was a 'Jezebel' and heretic who had to be destroyed. This title is a portrayal of the secret state that sought to protect the Queen; a shadow world of spies, codebreakers and more.


Paperback, 01/02/2011, £19.99
William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) was Elizabeth I's closest adviser. This revealing biography shows, the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades. It helps us redefine our understanding of the Elizabethan period.