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      Elizabeth's Women: The Hidden Story of the Virgin Queen by Tracy Borman,

    • Denise McGuire

      The majority of books written about Elizabeth I cover the relationships she has with the men who surround her. This book is about the women who were with her around the clock. Information is taken from their correspondence to build an image of the woman behind Gloriana.

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