Women in the world-- My Lady the King's mother-- by God's grace, boys will follow-- the King's lady-- bound to obey and serve-- the frailness of young women-- when women become such clerks-- long live our Good Queen Mary-- but one mistress and no master-- Elizabethan women.
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The Tudor era belongs to its women. No other period of English history has produced so many notable and interesting women, and in no other period have women so powerfully influenced the course of political events. Mary Tudor, Elizabeth I and, at moments of high drama, Mary Queen of Scots dominated the political scene for more than half a century, while in the previous 50 years Henry VIII's marital escapades brought six more women to the centre of attention. In this study, the women of the royal family are the central characters; the royal women set the style and between them they provide a dazzling variety of personalities, as well as illustrating almost every aspect of life as it affected women in Tudor England. (source: Nielsen Book Data)