Bestselling author, social historian and broadcaster Kate Williams’ Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary Queen of Scots, offers an electrifying new perspective on Elizabeth and Mary, and the most important relationship of their lives – that which they had with one another. In this illustrated talk, Kate explores the lives of these two incredible women of power in a man’s world, laying bare both their friendship and the struggle that would end in Mary’s betrayal. Kate is Professor of Modern History at Reading University. She is a specialist in modern history, royal and constitutional affairs and TV consultant, appearing regularly on the BBC and Channel 4.
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