Thursday 11 September 2014

The Tudor Treasury

I am very excited to announce the launch today of my latest book, The Tudor Treasury, published by Andre Deutsch. It's a collection of fascinating facts and insights about the Tudor dynasty. Here's the blurb:

A time of treason, rebellion, exile and intrigue, three generations of Tudors ruled England for nearly 120 years, from 1485 to 1603. These years were some of the most prosperous England had ever seen, and dramatically altered the course of world history.

The Tudor Treasury delves into the archives of British history to reveal why this period has caught people's imaginations like no other, including:

  • Important additions to the worlds of poetry and literature, with William Shakespeare and his contemporaries bringing the theatre to the masses.
  • The invention of the flushing toilet and its seal of approval by Elizabeth I.
  • English piracy as one of the direct causes of the Spanish Armada.
  • The beheading of three English queens.
With fascinating facts and stories, The Tudor Treasury tells the public and private story of England's most famous royal family and the people they rules.


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