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Nicola Tallis: Elizabeth's Rival

Nicola Tallis: Elizabeth's Rival

Sunday 3 March, 6.30pm-7.30pm

Al Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC

Authors: Nicola Tallis
Royal kin are often overshadowed by the glamourous narratives of Kings and Queens. In the first ever biography of the extraordinary Lettice Knollys, historian and English history expert Nicola Tallis tells the story of a favourite kinswoman of Elizabeth I who became a bitter rival. Lettice dared to marry without the Queen’s consent. But worse, her new husband was Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, the Queen’s favorite and one-time suitor.

But the Countess’ story does not end there. Surviving the death of two husbands and navigating the courts of three different monarchs—Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and Charles I—Lettice’s story offers an extraordinary and intimate perspective on the world she lived in.

Language: English
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Language: English
Session No. 43 
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