Review of Elizabeth I: Renaissance Prince

The cover of Lisa Hilton’s new biography of Elizabeth I shows the aging queen juxtaposed with a deathly skull, an intriguing portrait which tells us the author intends to get beneath the translucent skin of the Virgin Queen.

Review in The Independent

English: The Allegorical Portrait of Elizabeth...
English: The Allegorical Portrait of Elizabeth I with Old Father Time at her right. Death is looking over her left shoulder while two Cherubs remove her weighty crown. so she became princess but not queen’ (“English School” painting, dated aroud 1610) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)