The talented Bronte sisters evolved, sensationalized, and influenced classical literature in critical ways. They were excellent and fearless writers during an era that made it difficult for women to be taken serious.Today’s post will be the first of a three part series about the Bronte sisters covering facts many readers may not know about them.
I want to dive into the very last moments of Queen Mary of Scots and share the very last letter she ever wrote. Mary was executed in England on February 8th, 1587 at Fotheringhay Castle. In Mary’s final hours she decides to pen a letter to King Henry III of France. Henry is Mary’s brother-in-law through her first marriage to King Francis II.
The Lost Queen by Signe Pike was just the historical fiction novel my mind needed to read. The whole story is absolutely entertaining from start to finish. In today’s post I will go over my thoughts on the amazing characters, plot, and setting. I was very impressed with the amount of research and history that went into this in order bringing such a story to life.