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Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens The Story Of England S Medieval Queens Is Vivid And Stirring, Packed With Tragedy, High Drama And Even Comedy It Is A Chronicle Of Love, Murder, War And Betrayal, Filled With Passion, Intrigue And Sorrow, Peopled By A Cast Of Heroines, Villains, Stateswomen And Lovers In The First Volume Of This Epic New Series, Alison Weir Strips Away Centuries Of Romantic Mythology And Prejudice To Reveal The Lives Of England S Queens In The Century After The Norman ConquestBeginning With Matilda Of Flanders, Who Supported William The Conqueror In His Invasion Of England In , And Culminating In The Turbulent Life Of The Empress Maud, Who Claimed To Be Queen Of England In Her Own Right And Fought A Bitter War To That End, The Five Norman Queens Emerge As Hugely Influential Figures And Fascinating CharactersMuch Than A Series Of Individual Biographies, Queens Of The Conquest Is A Seamless Tale Of Interconnected Lives And A Rich Portrait Of English History In A Time Of Flux In Alison Weir S Hands These Five Extraordinary Women Reclaim Their Rightful Roles At The Centre Of English History


About the Author: Alison Weir

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name.Alison Weir is a British writer of history books for the general public, mostly in the form of biographies about British kings and queens, and of historical fiction Before becoming an author, Weir worked as a teacher of children with special needs She received her formal training in history at teacher training college She currently lives in Surrey, England, with her two children.



10 thoughts on “Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens

  1. says:

    Although I am an avid History reader, I always approach any Non Fiction History books with caution, since we all know that no Historian either professional or amateur can be wholly objective, especially when it co


  2. says:

    I love how well referenced and multilayered was the review of all the facts and myths, however fragmented by time While it goes with the territory that the historian in question has to make certain assumptions, Weir never


  3. says:

    Alison Weir is back with another well researched biography of English monarchy, but takes a new and exciting approach Rather than a single biography of a past English monarch, Weir turns her focus onto a collection of medieval quee


  4. says:

    3.5 starsWhile meticulously researched, this book suffered from a lack of focus Ostensibly it aimed to reveal the lives of the five Norman Queens, but the dearth of direct extant evidence means that it wasgeneralised history than truly reve


  5. says:

    A great thank you to Ms Alison Weir, Ballantine Books, and Netgalley for the free copy of this book in exchange for an unbiased review.I m ecstatic about Weir s new Queen series with the first two novels released Katharine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn


  6. says:

    In Queens of the Conquest, Alison Weir chronicles the tumultuous lives of five medieval queens historians have mostly ignored Her meticulously researched book begins in 1066 with Matilda of Flanders, the wife of William the Conqueror, and ends in 1154 with E


  7. says:

    The queens and mistresses of English history are no strangers to the modern spotlight However, this fascination tends to begin with the Plantagenet period and leaves the women of the Anglo Saxon and Norman Conquest living in a shadow Alison Weir aims to bring some at


  8. says:

    My first book by Alison Weir and one that is a useful overview of the Norman Angevin queens The author s style is eminently readable and, had I delved into one of her historical novels, I can certainly see the attraction for her huge success with a flowing, story telling styl


  9. says:

    Alison Weir s book about Eleanor of Aquitane was fascinating, so I can t wait to read this story of five medieval queens On a personal note, I had just finished reading Weir s book about Eleanor of Aquitane before a job interview many years ago The interviewer asked who I would invite


  10. says:

    This review and others can be found on BW Book Reviews.I received this book from Netgalley for an honest review.Buckle in children This is going to be a long review I m half tempted to get my APA ass out and do sections since my outline for this is just about three pages long, and that s not


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