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In fiction or fact, readers just can't get enough of the flamboyant histories of British royals.

Sisters of Treason (Simon & Schuster) by Elizabeth Fremantle is a novel about the two sisters of Lady Jane Grey trying to survive and thrive in the courts of Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I after Jane's execution.

Tudors Versus Stewarts: The Fatal Inheritance of Mary, Queen of Scots (St. Martin's) by Linda Porter is a British historian's account of the several generations of sometimes violent conflict in the 16th century between two powerful families.

Wars of the Roses: Stormbird (Putnam) by Conn Iggulden is the first in a new series by the bestselling author, a historical novel about the roots of the bloody struggle between the houses of York and Lancaster in the mid 15th century.

Colette Bancroft, Times book editor

Notable: Historical British royals in fact and fiction 07/02/14 [Last modified: Monday, July 7, 2014 1:58pm]
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