Claudia Gold writes historical non-fiction. Her first book, Queen, Empress, Concubine: Fifty Women Rulers from the Queen of Sheba to Catherine the Great, tells the stories of fifty of the world's most famous - and often notorious - women rulers.

Her new book, The King's Mistress, is a biography of the extraordinary woman who became England's first Georgian queen in all but name. Claudia has also researched and written for a number of TV documentaries. She has a Masters degree in medieval history.

Claudia is currently writing a biography of Henry II, which will be published by HarperCollins.


The King's Mistress: The True and Scandalous Story of the Woman Who Stole the Heart of George I

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Queen, Empress, Concubine: Fifty Women Rulers from the Queen of Sheba to Catherine the Great

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