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Lives of the Queens of England Volume 5

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"Lives of the Queens of England Volume 5" by Elisabeth Strickland provides a fascinating look into the lives of the queens who have shaped England's history. Strickland's detailed accounts offer insight into their personalities, struggles, and triumphs, painting a vivid picture of the challenges they faced as female monarchs in a male-dominated society. The author's thorough research and engaging writing style make this book a captivating read for anyone interested in British history or women's roles in leadership. Overall, "Lives of the Queens of England Volume 5" is a must-read for those looking to delve into the lives of powerful and influential female monarchs.

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The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written by her sister Elisabeth. These volumes give biographies of the queens of England from the Norman Conquest in 1066. Although by today's standards, it is not seen as a very scholarly work, the Stricklands used many sources that had not been used before.

Volume 5 includes the biographies of Katharine Parr and Mary I.

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