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A Historical Dictionary of British Women by Cathy Hartley

By Cathy Hartley

This reference publication, containing the biographies of greater than 1,100 awesome British ladies from Boudicca to Barbara citadel, is an soaking up list of lady success spanning a few 2,000 years of British life.
Most of the lives incorporated are these of ladies whose paintings took them not directly ahead of the general public and who consequently performed an instantaneous and demanding position in broadening the horizons of ladies. additionally incorporated are ladies who motivated occasions in a extra oblique means: 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 two decades, comparable to The Queen mom, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, Elizabeth Jennings and Christina Foyle.

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