British history books are well served with fierce warrior heroines who would think nothing of ripping your face off if you got in their way. And why not? You’re in their way! Get, like, OUT of their way!
Queen Elizabeth I
Now that we’re deep into awards season, these sort of lifetime achievement backpats are coming thick and fast, but you’d have to be a curmudgeon of some standing to begrudge Dame Helen Mirren her moment. Especially as …
Today, I should like to take the person who invented the concept of polls and kiss them full and heartily on both cheeks.
Good Queen Bess. The Virgin Queen. Elizabeth Tudor.
If the Kennedy assassination doesn’t interest you, and you’ve got a few extra years on your hands, you might want to look into the debate over who wrote William Shakespeare’s plays.
British actress Joely Richardson stars in the new historical thriller Anonymous playing Queen Elizabeth I in a cast that also includes her mother Vanessa Redgrave. The older Redgrave also plays Queen Elizabeth I but in her later …