Penelope Devereux was the most beautiful woman of her generation and muse to countless poets and musicians, yet her story ended in tragedy: she died in disgrace on July 7th, 1607, a widow, outcast from court, and stripped of all her titles. Amanda Foreman's spellbinding biography charts Penelope's rise and fall, over a court career that spanned great events from the execution of Mary Queen of Scots to the Gunpowder Plot. The Lady Penelope is a dramatic, visual, emotional and ultimately tragic tale set against the character of Queen Elizabeth I and the staged pageantry of her Court.
About the Author
Sally Varlow is the author of A Reader's Guide to Writers' Britain (Deutsch) and also writes for UK national daily newspapers The Times, Daily Telegraph, The Observer and the Sunday Express. She lives in Chailey, Sussex.
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st April 2014
Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.5 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.39