It was a time of high stakes and high risk, where the right choice might bring a throne in its wake, but the wrong one could lead to the scaffold, of lives wrapped in gilded velvet, but drenched in ambition and blood. Princess Michael takes the reader to the heart of this glamorous, dangerous world, and holds them spellbound. I loved it. (Julian Fellowes)
Meticulously researched and powerfully evoked, Princess Michael uncovers the extraordinary life of Yolande of Aragon, the power behind the throne of fifteenth-century France, and the mentor of Joan of Arc. (Philippa Gregory)
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Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent unveils a seldom told story, enriched by her own insider's perspective of royal life. The Queen of Four Kingdoms
is the epic true story of a rich and riveting period of French and English history, all witnessed by the captivating and complex heroine Yolande.