The Queen and the Mistress: The Women of Edward III

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Pegasus Books
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7.09 X 8.82 X 0.39 inches | 0.66 pounds

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About the Author
Gemma Hollman has a Master's degree in Medieval History from the University of York. She runs the Just History Posts blog and Twitter account and has written for the British Numismatic Journal. She is the author of Royal Witches: Witchcraft and the Nobility in Fifteenth Century England, also available from Pegasus Books, and lives Hertfordshire, England.
Praise for Gemma Hollman and Royal Witches
"An important and timely book looking at royal women who faced envy and political attack in the guise of accusations of witchcraft."--Philippa Gregory, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"Hollman, who has a master's degree in medieval history, provides an in-depth account of each woman's rise to power and then chronicles the events of the time. A meticulous historical analysis."-- "Kirkus Reviews"
"The way Hollman deftly untangles royal lineages and courtly machinations to bring sky to the stories of these women makes me want to accuse her of witchcraft. Well done."--J.W. Ocker, Edgar Award-winning author of A Season with the Witch
"Some of history's most overlooked witches finally have their day in a smart expose boiling over with intriguing women."
--Susan Fair, author of American Witches
"Even readers familiar with the basic history of the Wars of the Roses will see aristocratic skulduggery in a strikingly fresh way in Royal Witches, as we continue to grapple with the treatment of women who rise to important positions even in our own time."-- "BookPage"
Praise for The Queen and the Mistress
"In The Queen and the Mistress, Gemma Hollman challenges much of the misinformation and misconceptions which have surrounded both women for centuries ... A triumph of historical research and interpretation." --- Sharon Bennett Connolly, author of
"A must-read for anyone interested in medieval women's or royal history."---Catherine Hanley, author of Matilda: Empress, Queen, Warrio