Becoming Elizabeth Books – Books to help you learn the history behind the series

I hope that the Starz series “Becoming Elizabeth” is making viewers hungry to know more about the real historical people and events featured in the show. To help with this, I have made this list of books I’d recommend for learning more about Elizabeth I, Catherine Parr, Mary I, Edward VI, the Seymours, and Lady Jane Grey.

The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor by Elizabeth Norton
Elizabeth: Apprenticeship by David Starkey
Elizabeth I by Anne Somerset
Katherine the Queen by Linda Porter
Catherine Parr: Wife, widow, mother, survivor, the story of the last queen of Henry VIII by Elizabeth Norton
Catherine Parr: Henry VIII’s Last Love by Susan James
Mary Tudor, the First Queen by Linda Porter
Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen by Anna Whitelock
Edward VI: The Lost King of England by Chris Skidmore
Tudor King in All but Name: The Life of Edward Seymour by Margaret Scard
The Seymours of Wolf Hall: A Tudor Family Story by David Loades
Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery by Eric Ives
The Sisters Who Would Be Queen by Leanda de Lisle

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