YOUNG BESS by Margaret Irwin
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The story of the youthful Elizabeth, starting when her father, Henry VIII, was living, terrifying and fascinating his daughter, and threaded through with the plot and counterplot of the English court, under both Henry and young Edward. Personality after personality comes to life in the story, as young Bess, mature beyond her teens, is shown in process of growth, emotional, intellectual, and in the dubious ways of statecraft. Good pace and story -- authentic feel of period and background.

Pub Date: March 22nd, 1945
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace