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Margaret of Wessex: Mother, Saint, and Queen of Scots
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 10. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The 11th century was a dangerous time to be of the line unbroken of King Æthelred II Unread and his first queen, Æfgifu of York. Recalled to England from Hungary by Edward the Confessor and made a political prisoner, Margaret and her family found King Máel Coluim mac Donnchadh Ceann Mhor's invitation to his court in Dunfermline the long-awaited answer to her prayers.
Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 9. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Cleopatra was the last of the Greco-Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty. She was also the only descendant of Ptolemy to speak Egyptian. More than Caesar's lover. More than Egypt's most famous queen, she was a woman of courage, compassion, and vision who loved Egypt more than any other Greek before or since ever could. Includes a detailed timeline, bibliography, and a special Easter egg for Doctor Who fans.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
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Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.