George & Martha Washington: A Revolutionary Marriage
A full-scale portrait of the marriage of George Washington and his redoubtable wife Martha – and of the struggle for American independence that he led.
Venus of Empire: The Life of Pauline Bonaparte
Celebrated for her looks, notorious for her passions, immortalised by Antonio Canova’s statue and always deeply loyal to her brother, Pauline Bonaparte Borghese is a fascinating figure.
Princesses: The Six Daughters of George III
In this sumptuous group portrait of the six daughters of ‘Mad’ King George III, acclaimed biographer Flora Fraser takes us into the heart of the British Royal family during the tumultuous period of the American and French revolutions.
Beloved Emma: The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton
Eighteenth-century Emma Hamilton was a woman ahead of her time. Her rise to fame and fortune seemed unstoppable – until she began her famous, doomed love affair with Admiral Lord Nelson.
The Unruly Queen: Life of Queen Caroline
At the heart of the Regency period – nine years from 1811 to 1820 – lies the mismatch between the Prince and Princess of Wales.
Maud: The Illustrated Diary of a Victorian Woman
Gathers watercolors, sketches, and selected entries from a nineteenth century British woman’s diary, and shares her humorous observations on family life, amateur dramatics, and social life. By Flora Fraser & Maud Berkeley