Home Page
Royalty.nu > World > Royal History > Royal Women > Books About Royal Women Help & FAQs



Royal Women


Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov
Queen Anne of Great Britain
Boadicea, Warrior Queen of the Iceni
Byzantine Empresses - Books & Links
Bad Queen Caroline
Cleopatra
Princess Diana
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Queen Elizabeth I
Britain's Queen Mother
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Esther of Persia - Books & Links
Sarah Ferguson
Lady Jane Grey, Queen for Nine Days
Empress Josephine of France - Books & Links
Books About Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani
Marie Antoinette
Mary, Queen of Scots
"Bloody Mary" - Queen Mary I of England
Queen Mary II of England
Empress Mumtaz Mahal and the Taj Mahal
Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor
Ottoman Harems - Books & Links
Books, Videos & DVDs About Pocahontas
China's Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi
Queen Victoria


Books About Royal Women

Unless otherwise noted, these books are for sale at Amazon.com. Your purchase through these links will result in a commission for the owner of the Royalty.nu site.

Women Who Ruled by Guida M. Jackson. Brief biographies of female heads of state throughout history. I have this book and I like it; it's very entertaining to read.

Crown of Venus by Jeffrey Lee is a guide to royal women around the world.

The Warrior Queens by Antonia Fraser discusses the legends and lives of women who have led their nations in war, including Cleopatra and Queen Isabella of Spain.

Ancient Queens: Archaeological Explorations edited by Sarah Milledge Nelson. Essays examining the power of queens in ancient Asia, North and South America, Europe, and Africa.

The Forgotten Queens of Islam by Fatima Mernissi, translated by Mary Jo Lakeland, is a history of Islamic royal women.

Extraordinary Women of the Medieval and Renaissance World: A Biographical Dictionary edited by Carole Levin. Profiles of 70 women, including a number of queens.

Woman Ruler: Woman Rule by Elin Sand. Tells the stories of 27 female rulers from around the world, including Nzinga of Angola, Dido of Carthage, and England's Elizabeth I. Illustrated.

Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History edited by Anne Walthall. Essays about women who lived, worked, and served in royal courts around the globe, including mothers, wives, concubines, entertainers, attendants, officials, and maids.

Bad, Scandalous, and Doomed

Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories From History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie. Mini-biographies of dozens of ruthless princesses, including Stephanie von Hohenlohe, who was a Nazi spy; Olga of Kiev, who murdered thousands of men; and Rani Lakshmibai, who charged into combat with her toddler son strapped to her back.

Scandalous Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon. The lives and loves of history's most notorious women (including Cleopatra).

Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di by Kris Waldherr. Brief, illustrated lives of 50 royal women, including well-known figures like Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's starter wife, and forgotten women like Amalasuntha, an Ostrogoth princess who was strangled in her bath.

Royal Women on Film

Royal Portraits in Hollywood: Filming the Lives of Queens by Elizabeth A. Ford and Deborah C. Mitchell. Analyzes 75 years of films about queens and the lives of the actresses who starred in them, showing how filmmaking and society's perceptions of gender have changed. Includes photos.

More Books About Royal Women

Royal Women in Africa
Royal Women in Egypt
Royal Women in Europe
Books About Byzantine Empresses
English Royal Women
Books About Irish Queens
Ottoman Royal Women & Harems
Royal Women in Saudi Arabia
Click Here for More Books About Royalty

Jump to Top of Page



Related Topics

Information about specific royal women can be found throughout Royalty.nu. Use these pages as your starting points:

World Royalty A-Z
Royal History
Movies & Documentaries About Royalty


Other Websites

Internet Women's History Sourcebook
Women in World History
About.com: Rulers, Queens, Heads of State
Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Women Warriors Throughout History



Site Map



Royalty.nu

© Copyright by Cinderella.
All rights reserved.

You are viewing http://www.royalty.nu/history/women.html