A Historical Dictionary of British Women by Cathy Hartley

By Cathy Hartley

This reference booklet, containing the biographies of greater than 1,100 amazing British girls from Boudicca to Barbara citadel, is an soaking up checklist of woman fulfillment spanning a few 2,000 years of British life.
Most of the lives integrated are these of ladies whose paintings took them in a roundabout way sooner than the general public and who consequently performed an immediate and significant function in broadening the horizons of girls. additionally integrated are ladies who motivated occasions in a extra oblique manner: the other halves of kings and politicians, mistresses, girls in ready and society hostesses.
Originally released because the Europa Biographical Dictionary of British girls, this newly re-worked version contains key figures who've died within the final twenty years, akin to The Queen mom, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, Elizabeth Jennings and Christina Foyle.

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