The Legendary Women of World History
The life stories of three of the most famous queens from the European Renaissance come together in one volume. Begin with "Catherine de Valois," the courageous French princess and queen consort to King Henry V of England whose love for Welshman Owain ap Maredudd ap Tudur forever changed England as we know it. Then explore the lives of two of Catherine's most famous heirs in "Mary Queen of the Scots" and "Queen Elizabeth Tudor: Journey to Gloriana." Three renaissance queens. One unforgettable volume.
The life stories of three of the most history-changing queens from the middle ages (500 to 1350) come together in one volume. Begin with the most influential woman in all of Chinese history in "Empress Wu Zetian." Then meet contemporaries Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd and Empress Matilda of England as they transform 12th century Wales and England and create two of the most influential royal houses in British history: House Dinefwr and House Plantagenet. Three medieval queens often forgotten by most history books. One unforgettable learning experience.
At long last the stories of three of the ancient world's most famous heroic women come together in one volume. Start your journey during the Roman Republic with the fascinating and enlightening "Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh" to discover the real woman behind the glamorous Hollywood romance. Then enter the misty world of ancient Britain with the inspiring tale of England's national heroine in "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni." Finally, journey back to Alexandria in the final years of the Roman Empire as "Hypatia of Alexandria" defends the light of classical knowledge from the coming dark ages.
Three heroic women. One volume you won't be able to put down!