Synopses & Reviews
Long cosidered the definitive biography of the great Tudor Queen, this scholarly and immensely readable book won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography and hs been translated into nine languages.
"Entirely delightful, witty and gallant in defense, and nothing better has been said on the side of Elizabeth, on this side of idolatry." — New York Times
"There can be no doubt about its scholarship... Merely as a tour de force the book is a remarkable performance." — American Historical Review.