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Death and the Virgin Queen by Chris Skidmore
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really liked it
bookshelves: historical-nonfiction, nonfiction, tudor-times, brit-kerfuffle

This is one of those books that's very interesting and about an interesting topic, aka the death of Amy Dudley, the wife of Elizabeth I's favorite. I think that this book focused a lot on the things leading up to her death that it felt lackluster when we got there. But, it was still very, very interesting. I'd return to this book at some point, too, because it's usually something that's looked over in the larger picture of Elizabeth's reign.
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Reading Progress

March 23, 2016 – Shelved
March 23, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
March 23, 2016 – Shelved as: historical-nonfiction
March 23, 2016 – Shelved as: nonfiction
March 23, 2016 – Shelved as: tudor-times
July 17, 2016 – Shelved as: brit-kerfuffle
May 23, 2019 – Started Reading
May 23, 2019 –
page 26
5.7% "Bringing this book to the surgery center today while my dad has his knee surgery!"
May 24, 2019 –
page 203
44.52% "I literally read from page 26 to page 203 yesterday in the damn waiting room."
May 25, 2019 –
page 376
82.46% "The notes start here! Very good book about an interesting piece of history. RTC!"
May 26, 2019 – Finished Reading

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