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The Mysterious Mistress: The Life And Legend Of Jane Shore

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Published May 18th 2006 by The History Press Ltd
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Pete daPixie
I do accept that to write a historical biography of a person who lived over 500 years ago and left scant trace of her life is no easy task. This 'life' of Jane Shore is largely picked off the bones of Thomas More's Life of Richard III, and therefore contains all the Tudor slant on the personalities of Edward IV reign. Queen Elizabeth Woodville, Rivers and the usurpation by Richard.
The second part of the book looks at the legend, as portayed in verse and plays over the following few hundred years
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Eve
Factually inaccurate even with basics such as the author claiming that Mary 1 reigned BEFORE Jane Grey (p115). Could not, in all honesty, continue to read after such a basic error.
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