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The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women
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Elizabeth Norton is a historian specializing in the queens of England and the Tudor period. She is the author of The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor and lives in England.

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An absorbing look not only at the powerful women of that era, but everyday life for women throughout Tudor society.
Without romanticizing the era, Norton's biography of the Tudor Everywoman weaves together the lives of well-known figures to lesser-known women. A captivating, inspiring and informative summer read not only for fans of Tudor England, but also those who are facing insurmountable obstacles themselves--and are looking to craft fulfilling lives for themselves.
Queens, servants, widows, nuns, harlots, and more are depicted in a rich tapestry of meticulous scholarship, historical detail, and insightful observations. Anyone interested in expanding and enriching her of his view of the Tudor era will enjoy Norton's skillfully written study.
Engrossing and charming. By uncovering all the tiny, painstaking day-to-day details of these varied existences, Norton has constructed something inspiring.
Tells an alternately fascinating and repugnant story of this exciting period.
Thought-provoking. Norton tells the stories of her characters with tremendous energy, wonderfully fleshing out the details of how non-royal women made their way through life in a world entirely, legally dominated by men. The combination of the multi-part main lives of the book and all these fleshing-out digressions builds into something truly impressive, as broad and complete a picture of what it was like to be a woman in Tudor times as readers are likely to get with the documentary evidence we currently possess.
In these absorbing and well-researched portraits, Norton juxtaposes the experiences of prominent and ordinary women across the social, economic, and religious spectra during the Tudor period. Norton weaves her stories with an expert hand and illuminates many rarely discussed aspects of daily life for Tudor women.
Norton provides further evidence of her position as a leading authority on Tudor history. Highly recommended for readers interested in the time period.
A satisfying series of historical vignettes.

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