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By Cathy Hartley

This reference publication, containing the biographies of greater than 1,100 remarkable British ladies from Boudicca to Barbara citadel, is an soaking up checklist of girl success spanning a few 2,000 years of British life.
Most of the lives integrated are these of ladies whose paintings took them ultimately ahead of the general public and who accordingly performed an instantaneous and demanding position in broadening the horizons of ladies. additionally integrated are ladies who inspired occasions in a extra oblique approach: the better halves of kings and politicians, mistresses, girls in ready and society hostesses.
Originally released because the Europa Biographical Dictionary of British ladies, this newly re-worked variation comprises key figures who've died within the final two decades, akin to The Queen mom, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, Elizabeth Jennings and Christina Foyle.

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