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The company of wolves

3 November 2012
Blood Sisters Sarah Gristwood

Harper Press, pp.416, £20, ISBN: 9780007309290

The 15th century is beginning to supplant the Tudor age in its allure for historians and novelists. It comes replete with regicide, civil war and — what seems a necessity… Read more

Pawns in the royal game

21 January 2009
The Sisters Who Would Be Queen Leanda de Lisle

HarperPress, pp.386, 20

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen, by Leanda de Lisle Only recently a portrait minature by Lavina Teerlinc was identified as being of Lady Jane Grey. Her diminutive size, coiffed… Read more