Born to Rule!

In honor of Women's History Month check out some of these titles about female rulers throughout history:
 

Born to rule: five reigning consorts, granddaughters of Queen Victoria: Maud of Norway, Sophie of Greece, Alexandra of Russia, Marie of Romania, and Victoria Eugenie of Spain by Julie Gelardi

 

Elizabeth and Mary: cousins, rivals, queens by Jane Dunn

 

 

 

 

Female pharaohs [videodisc] by Discovery Communications

 

 

 

 

Five empresses: court life in eighteenth-century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov ; translated by Kathleen Carroll

 

Livia, Empress of Rome: a biography by Matthew Dennison

 

 

 

 

Maharanis: the extraordinary tale of four Indian queens and their journey from purdah to parliament by Lucy Moore

 

She-wolves: the women who ruled England before Elizabeth by Helen Castor

 

 

 

 

Sister queens: the noble, tragic lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile by Julia Fox

 

 

 

 

The sisters who would be queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: a Tudor tragedy by Leanda de Lisle

 

 

 

 

Terrible tsarinas: five Russian women in power by Henri Troyat ; translated by Andrea Lyn Secara

 

 

 

 

Theodora: empress of Byzantium by Paolo Cesaretti ; translated from the Italian by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia

 

Victoria's daughters by Jerrold M. Packard

 

 

 

 

The warrior queens by Antonia Fraser

 

 

 

 

Women in purple: rulers of medieval Byzantium by Judith Herrin

 

 

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