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Mary Queen of Scots: And the Murder of Lord Darnley

Paperback, 03/07/2008, £11.99
On the night of 10 February 1567, an explosion devastated the Edinburgh residence of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. Those arriving at the scene of devastation found, in the garden, the naked corpses of Darnley and his valet. Neither had died in the explosion, but both bodies bore marks of strangulation.

Henry VIII: King and Court

Paperback, 18/09/2008, £10.99
Tells the biography of Henry VIII that is set against the cultural, social and political background of his court - the most spectacular court ever seen in England - and the splendour of his many sumptuous palaces.

Children of England: The Heirs of King Henry VIII 1547-1558

Paperback, 02/10/2008, £10.99
When Henry VIII died in 1547, he left three highly intelligent children to succeed him in turn, to be followed, if their lines failed, by the descendants of his sister, Mary Tudor.

Captive Queen

Paperback, 08/01/2011, £8.99
It is the year 1152, and a beautiful woman rides through France, fleeing her crown, her two young daughters and a shattered marriage. Her husband, Louis of France has been more monk than monarch, and certainly not a lover. Now Eleanor of Aquitaine has one sole purpose.

Dangerous Inheritance

Paperback, 18/07/2013, £9.99
Two women separated by time are linked by the most famous murder mystery in history, the Princes in the Tower. Lady Katherine Grey has already suffered more than her fair share of tragedy. Newly pregnant, she has incurred the wrath of her formidable cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, who sees her as a rival to her insecure throne.

Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

Paperback, 25/02/2016, £10.99
Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Some thought Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, should be queen of England. She ranked high at the court of her uncle, Henry VIII, and was lady of honour to five of his wives. Beautiful and tempestuous, she created scandal - twice - by falling in love with unsuitable men.

Katherine Swynford: The Story of John of Gaunt and His Scandalous Duchess

Paperback, 07/08/2008, £12.99
Katherine Swynford was first the mistress, and later the wife, of John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster. This book rescues Katherine from the footnotes of history, highlighting her key dynastic position within the English monarchy.

Richard III and the Princes in the Tower

Paperback, 07/08/2014, £10.99
Tells the story of the death, in sinister circumstances, of the boy-king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, is one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history. This book presents a tale with profound moral and social consequences, rich in drama, intrigue, treason, scandal and violence.

Lancaster and York: The Wars of the Roses

Paperback, 02/07/2009, £11.99
The war between the houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England was characterised by treachery, deceit and at St Albans, Blore Hill and Towton, some of the bloodiest and dramatic battles on England's soil. This title presents an account that focuses on the human side of history, on the people and personalities involved in the conflict.

Eleanor of Aquitaine: By the Wrath of God, Queen of England

Paperback, 10/01/2008, £10.99
Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine was one of the leading personalities of the Middle Ages, and also one of the most controversial. Having inherited a vast feudal domain stretching from the Loire to the Pyrenees, she was one of the greatest heiresses in history. This biography offers a perspective on this woman.