The Lady of Misrule

Lady of Misrule

Escorting ‘nine days queen’ Lady Jane Grey across the Tower of London from throne room into imprisonment is Elizabeth Tilney, who surprised even herself by volunteering for the job.  All Elizabeth knows is she’s keen to be away from home, she could do with some breathing space.  And anyway, it won’t be for long:  everyone knows Jane will go free as soon as the victorious new queen is crowned.  Which is a good thing because the two sixteen-year-olds, cooped up together in a room in the Gentleman Gaoler’s house, couldn’t be less compatible. Protestant Jane is an icily self-composed idealist…

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About Suzannah

Launched in 1990 with her debut novel, Darker Days Than Usual, Suzannah Dunn wrote a further 5 critically acclaimed contemporary novels, and a short story collection, published by Flamingo, before writing her first historical novel, The Queen of Subtleties, which was published in 2004. She has since written a further three bestselling historical novels, The Sixth Wife, The Queen’s Sorrow and The Confession of Katherine Howard (a Richard & Judy pick in 2011). The May Bride is her new book….

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Suzannah Dunn to appear at ‘Representing the Tudors’ 10th – 11th July

Posted on 6th June 2015

Representing the Tudors

Listen to Suzannah Dunn talk about and read from her books (along with fellow historical novelists Vanora Bennett and Elizabeth Fremantle) as part of the ‘Representing the Tudors’ conference in July.

This talk is a free public event and takes place on Friday 10 July 6.30pm, Moot Court, Treforest Campus.

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