The Lady of Misrule

Lady of Misrule

“I saw her file it away: a good Catholic girl come to supervise her in her detention. Every girl in England now, under the circumstances, made sure to be a good Catholic girl. Except her, of course. And, if only she knew it, me.” 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…

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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 at Ilkley Literature Festival 2015

Posted on 10st October 2015

Suzannah Dunn at Ilkley Literature Festival 2015

Lady of Misrule

Date: Sunday 4th October

Time: 8:00 pm

Venue: Ilkley Playhouse – Wildman

Price: £6.00/£4.00 concessions

Forget everything you thought you knew about Lady Jane Grey and join Suzannah Dunn, former director of the MA in novel writing at Manchester University, for an exposé into the crisis that gave England a ‘nine days queen’. The Lady Of Misrule is the latest of Dunn’s distinctive bestselling novels on the lives and loves of the Tudors (The Queen’s Sorrow, The Confession of Katherine Howard, The May Queen).

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