She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth.
A historian of medieval England, Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Castor is also an excellent story-teller. This book is a gem for lovers of history. How Matilda almost held the throne 400 years before the first Elizabeth. How Isabellla of France, Eleanor of Aquitane, and Margaret of Anjou wielded power in more subtle ways. Illustrated, maps, color plates, notes, further reading, full index. 474 pgs Hb with beautiful dj. Import. Originally priced at 20 Pounds. Faber and Faber, London. 2010. NEW. $14.00