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Her Majesty's Spymaster: Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the Birth of Modern Espionage
Her Majesty's Spymaster: Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the Birth of Modern Espionage
by Stephen Budiansky
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Sir Francis Walsinghamandrsquo;s official title was principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I, but in fact this pious, tight-lipped Puritan was Englandandrsquo;s first spymaster. A ruthless, fiercely loyal civil servant, Walsingham worked brilliantly... (read more)

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The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters
The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters
by Charlotte Mosley
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“Funny, loving, sparkly, snarky, heartbreaking, chilling, gossipy, wise….Youll be rewarded with six up-close, personal-and sometimes appalling-takes on the 20th century.” O... (read more)

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Sir Walter Raleigh: Being a True and Vivid Account of the Life and Times of the Explorer, Soldier, Scholar, Poet, and Courtier--The Contro
Sir Walter Raleigh: Being a True and Vivid Account of the Life and Times of the Explorer, Soldier, Scholar, Poet, and Courtier--The Contro
by Raleigh Trevelyan
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"The narrative is brisk, the evidence is handled with care and acuity." -The New York Times Book Review "Splendid." -The Wall Street Journal "A stirring account of an intriguing character." -The Sunday Times "Outstanding biography . . . A Book of the... (read more)

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Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
by Michael Shelden
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In modern memory, Winston Churchill remains the man with the cigar and the equanimity among the ruins. Few can remember that at the age of 40, he was considered washed up, his best days behind him. In Young Titan, historian Michael Shelden has produced... (read more)

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Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
by Claire Tomalin
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Samuel Pepys's diary gave readers a startlingly frank examination of a decade in his life. Claire Tomalin's fascinating biography chronicles Pepys's full life, and gives readers an understanding of his contemporaries, as well as insight into the history... (read more)

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Churchill
Churchill
by Roy Jenkins
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"One might wonder whether anything fresh remains to be said about Winston Churchill; but Roy Jenkins uniquely combines the skills of a master biographer with the insights of a practical politician and draws a fresh portrait of the great Englishman with... (read more)

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Mistress of the Elgin Marbles a Biograph
Mistress of the Elgin Marbles a Biograph
by Susan Nagel
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“A sympathetic and emotionally charged portrait of Mary…[written] with insight and compassion yet without sentimentality.” Publishers... (read more)

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Churchill: A Life
Churchill: A Life
by Martin Gilbert
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In 1988, British historian Gilbert completed the eighth and final volume of the official biography of Churchill (1874-1965). Now, drawing on his 25 years of research and his privileged access to Churchill's personal, political, and secret archives, he... (read more)

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The Sitwells and the Arts of the 1920s and 1930s (Literary Modernism Series)
The Sitwells and the Arts of the 1920s and 1930s (Literary Modernism Series)
by Sarah Bradford
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Published in conjunction with an exhibit held at the National Portrait Gallery (UK), from October 1994 to January 1995, on the lives of Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell. The narrative begins with the Sitwells' childhood at their ancestral home... (read more)

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Glitter & the Gold
Glitter & the Gold
by Consuelo V Balsan
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Churchill & Empire a Portrait of an Imperialist
Churchill & Empire a Portrait of an Imperialist
by Lawrence James
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Henry Plantagenet :a biography
Henry Plantagenet :a biography
by Richard Barber
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Queens Agent Francis Walsingham At the Court of Elizabeth I
Queens Agent Francis Walsingham At the Court of Elizabeth I
by John Cooper
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Antonia Fraser
The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Antonia Fraser
by Antonia Fraser
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Elizabeth's Spymaster: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England
Elizabeth's Spymaster: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England
by Robert Hutchinson
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Young Prince Philip: His Turbulent Early Life. Philip Eade
Young Prince Philip: His Turbulent Early Life. Philip Eade
by Philip Eade
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Reign of Mary I 2ND Edition
Reign of Mary I 2ND Edition
by Robert Tittler
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Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
by Amanda Foreman
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The King's Speech. Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
The King's Speech. Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
by Mark Logue
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King Charles II
King Charles II
by Antonia Fraser
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