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Episode 060: Sarah Gristwood on Game of Queens

Thanks to Sarah Gristwood for taking some time out to talk to us about her new book, Game of Queens. It looks at Europe’s ruling women in the 16th century – there are a surprising amount!

Learn more about Sarah at her website:

Purchase some of Sarah’s books here. They are all so well researched, and so interesting.
Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe (amazon affiliate link for US version)
UK version, click here.

Elizabeth and Leicester: The Truth about the Virgin Queen and the Man She Loved (US affiliate link)
UK version, click here.

Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses (US affiliate link)
UK version, click here.

Other Resources:

The Monstrous Regiment of Women: Female Rulers in Early Modern Europe (Queenship and Power) by Sharon Jansen

The Rise of Female Kings in Europe by William Monter

Warrior Queens from Antonia Fraser

Sarah Gristwood talking about Amy Dudley and Leicester