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By Cathy Hartley

This reference ebook, containing the biographies of greater than 1,100 awesome British girls from Boudicca to Barbara fort, is an soaking up list of girl success spanning a few 2,000 years of British life.
Most of the lives incorporated are these of girls whose paintings took them in a roundabout way prior to the general public and who as a result performed a right away and critical position in broadening the horizons of girls. additionally incorporated are girls who encouraged occasions in a extra oblique method: the better halves of kings and politicians, mistresses, girls in ready and society hostesses.
Originally released because the Europa Biographical Dictionary of British ladies, this newly re-worked variation contains key figures who've died within the final twenty years, resembling The Queen mom, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, Elizabeth Jennings and Christina Foyle.

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