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Elizabeth's Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen's Court

@inproceedings{Whitelock2001ElizabethsBA,
  title={Elizabeth's Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen's Court},
  author={Anna Whitelock},
  year={2001}
}
Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, restoring the Protestant faith to England. At the heart of the new queen's court lay Elizabeth's bedchamber, closely guarded by the favoured women who helped her dress, looked after her jewels and shared her bed. Elizabeth's private life was of public, political concern. Her bedfellows were witnesses to the face and body beneath the make-up and elaborate clothes, as well as to rumoured illicit dalliances with such figures as Robert Dudley. Their… Expand
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