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Jeannette Lucraft's Book Out In Paperback!

Katherine Swynford: History of a Medieval Mistress

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Jeannette Lucraft's book on Katherine Swynford, the first full length book on her to be published, is now out in paperback. Katherine emerges from this ground breaking historical biography as a powerful figure in the politics of fourteenth-century England, an example of how a woman could manipulate the social mores of the time for her own interests.
 
"Realizing that there are not enough details for a full biography of Katherine Swynford, mistress and then wife of John of Gaunt in the fourteenth century, Lucraft instead investigates Katherine's history: not just the details of her life, but her place in her times."
 
Jeannette Lucraft is a graduate of the University of Huddersfield, where she was awarded a first class history degree. She lives in West Yorkshire.
 

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