A compelling and intricately researched biography that brings one of history’s most fascinating, influential yet neglected queens out of the shadows.
Tracy Borman, author of "Matilda, Queen of the Conqueror" and "Thomas Cromwell: The untold story of Henry VIII's most faithful servant"
new life of a lost Plantagenet queen. Sara Cockerill writes with scholarship and verve, bringing alive the medieval world, and shedding new light on one of the most surprising powers behind England's medieval throne.
Dan Jones, bestselling author of "The Plantagenets"
Sara Cockerill studied law at the University of Oxford. She is a practising QC specialising in commercial law, and the author of a leading specialist legal text. She has had a lifelong interest in English history and has devoted her spare time over the past ten years to researching the life of Eleanor of Castile.