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Queens & Empresses: From Cleopatra To Queen Victoria

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History is brought to life through the colourful stories of 11 queens and empresses. Their lives were often tempestuous and tragic, ending in execution, suicide, divorce or abdication. Some were child brides, pawns in political games, and most had unfaithful husbands.
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by Book Guild Publishing
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Melisende d'Outremer
Nice and concise book with well written chapters on a number of well known female rulers. Nice short bibliography at the end of the book for further reading.

The chapters are not bogged down with too many unnecessary details - each story is well written and concise, outlining the main / important events in each woman's life. And each story is objectively written.

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