Margaret of Anjou

The Queen of Last Hopes in LOL Cats: A Preview While You’re Waiting

If you happened to visit your local bookstore on January 1, you might have asked yourself this question, “Where, pray tell, is The Queen of Last Hopes, which Susan has been saying for the last nine months or so would be published on January 1?” I was experiencing rather similar emotions this weekend: So where …

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Was Elizabeth Woodville one of Margaret of Anjou’s Ladies?

It’s stated as fact in the Wikipedia article on Margaret of Anjou, and elsewhere, that Elizabeth Woodville served as a lady-in-waiting to Margaret of Anjou. Fact or fiction? Unfortunately, the answer is uncertain. The assertion that Elizabeth was one of Margaret’s ladies comes from Tudor sources. Sir Thomas More in his History of King Richard …

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In Which We Review a Paper Doll Book for the First Time

A couple of weeks ago on e-Bay, I came across a book called Infamous Women Paper Dolls, featuring, among other women, Margaret of Anjou. Naturally, I had to see a copy, and it arrived in my mailbox today. Infamous Women was published in 1994 by Bellerophon Books, which has produced a number of other books …

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