Elizabeth’s Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen’s Court

Audio from Dr Anna Whitelock’s talk at CVHF on Monday 23 June 2014.
Dr Anna Whitelock, historian, television and radio presenter, reveals the politics of intimacy in the court of Elizabeth I. The Queen’s close circle of favoured women were guardians of the truth about her health, chastity and fertility and their stories offer an exceptional insight into their daily lives, the fragility of royal favour and the price of disloyalty.