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The Decline and Fall of the House of Windsor
3.62
p. 362: "The fact was (and remains) that the British monarchy canonizes the most entrenched system of arbitrary social stratification and class distin ...more
Jan 02, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
 
The Monsters: Mary Shelley and the Curse of Frankenstein
4.02
First, I have to say that Kate Beaton's comic inspired me to read this (I LOVE KATE BEATON!!). Second, I'm generally not a big fan of the work of the ...more
Dec 17, 2010
Nov 28, 2010
 
The Children of Henry VIII
4.02
I particularly liked the bits on Mary Tudor. The gossipy details were particularly enjoyable. For example, Philip II may have had an affair with Chris ...more
Jan 2009
Aug 04, 2010
 
Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy Of A Pre Raphaelite Supermodel
4.03
A lot of moping + mental illness issues + laudanum. Remember, laudanum addiction was a bad bad thing. I am not really convinced that Lizzie Siddal had ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Isabella: She-Wolf of France, Queen of England
3.86
As you would expect from Alison Weir, this is a well-written and informative account of Queen Isabella, a most interesting woman. Isabella's wrangling ...more
Dec 2009
Aug 04, 2010
 
Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery
4.01
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Aug 21, 2010
 
Mary Queen of Scots and The Murder of Lord Darnley
3.99
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Wives of Henry VIII
4.14
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Mary Queen of Scots
4.00
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life
3.96
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
3.93
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Aug 04, 2010
 
A Daughter's Love: Thomas More and His Dearest Meg
3.90
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Elizabeth I
4.12
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII
4.10
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Aug 04, 2010
 
The First Queen of England: The Myth of "Bloody Mary"
3.99
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Aug 04, 2010
 
The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn
4.15
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Aug 05, 2010
 
Henry VIII: Man and Monarch
4.28
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Aug 06, 2010
 
The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England, Revised and Updated
3.96
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Aug 07, 2010
 
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
3.78
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Aug 07, 2010
 
The Warrior Queens
3.70
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Aug 07, 2010
 
Eminent Victorians
3.77
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Aug 08, 2010
 
The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family
3.99
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Aug 08, 2010
 
Year 1000: What life was like at the turn of the first millenium
3.86
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Aug 08, 2010
 
Elizabeth & Leicester: Power, Passion, Politics
3.98
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Aug 11, 2010
 
The Brontës
4.14
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Aug 11, 2010
 
Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens
4.01
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Aug 11, 2010
 
Diana Mosley: Mitford Beauty, British Fascist, Hitler's Angel
3.91
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Aug 20, 2010
 
Arbella: England's Lost Queen
3.84
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Aug 20, 2010
 
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
3.97
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Aug 04, 2010
 
To Marry an English Lord: Or How Anglomania Really Got Started
3.53
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Aug 26, 2010
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