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The Diaries of Lady Anne Clifford
In her diaries Lady Anne Clifford, the remarkable Stuart noblewoman, vividly documents both the great and the trivial events of her long life. They cover her life from her childhood days, when she witnessed the funeral of Queen Elizabeth I, to her last months, when she recalled her past life from her room in Brougham Castle. Through compiling and transcribing the manuscrip ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 1st 1993 by The History Press
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Liked the prologue, got bogged down with the dreariness of the diaries, perhaps needed to read on but if a book doesn't engage me to the extent that I'm bored reading it then I'm afraid, these days I don't go on with it. I think perhaps a history of Lady Anne Clifford may have been a better bet for me rather than her diaries.