Princess Catherine Radziwill & Renee Elton Maud
’The astonishing last days of the Russian imperial dynasty
The principal work in this special Leonaur edition caused a sensation when it was first published since it is a ‘tell it all’ from the pen..
Josef Straszewicz & A. S. Krause
A Polish heroine and her times
Poland suffered long periods of occupation and subjugation at the hands of the powerful Russian Empire. In the early 19th century it formed an alliance with the risin..
Sarah Ellen Blackwell
A woman of political and military genius
Anna Ella Carroll would have been an exceptional woman at any point in history. Born in 1815, her father was the governor of Maryland, and she was the grand..
A fearless female champion for justice and humanity
Today, the term ‘concentration camp’ is synonymous with the horrors perpetrated by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Nevertheless, concen..
Alexander Macgregor & J. P. Maclean
The astonishing life of one of Scotland’s most famous daughters
Anyone who knows about the abortive 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland, knows the romantic tale of how, after the catastrophi..
Constance Lytton & Katherine Roberts
Prisons and Prisoners by Constance Lytton and Jane Warton & Pages from the Diary of a Militant Suffragette by Katherine Roberts
Two brave political activists in the cause of women’s suffrage in Britain
To commemorate the centenary of the passing by the British Parliament of the Representation of the People Act, Leonaur is p..
Emmeline Pankhurst, Frank Moxon & Cicely Hamilton
My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst, What Forcible Feeding Means by Frank Moxon, Why We Are Militant: Speech Given in New York by Mrs. Pankhurst, Beware Suffragists by Cicely Hamilton
A giant of women’s rights and her times
The ending of the First World War in 1918 was also a momentous one for many British women, who, after shouldering their portion of the conflict and years of ..
Sarah Wilson & Mrs. Heckford
Two Accounts of Remarkable Women in South Africa During the Boer War—South African Memories by Sarah Wilson & A Lady Trader in the Transvaal by Mrs. Heckford
Two resolute women—the first female ‘warco’ and the trader
This special Leonaur two-in-one volume contains accounts by two resourceful and independent women who made their way through the often hos..
Tighe Hopkins & Frederic Masson
The Women Napoleon Loved by Tighe Hopkins & Napoleon, Lover and Husband by Frederic Masson
Two vital works on Napoleon’s sex life and relationships with women
It can be no surprise that some two hundred years after the Napoleonic era there remains an abiding fascination with the man and ..
The Experiences of a Jamaican Nurse in South America and During the Crimean War
An unsung heroine of the Crimean War
The flickering light that emanated from Florence Nightingale’s lamp penetrated more darkness than she or anyone else of her time will have imagined. It illumina..
An Exceptional and Notorious Woman of the Renaissance Papacy
A legend of beauty and seduction
The very name of Lucrezia Borgia remains, some 500 years after her time, enough to send a frisson of a thrill down the spine—particularly of men! The Lucrezia of le..
C. A. Bloss
Outstanding Women During the Eight Crusades
Six remarkable women of the Crusades
The history of the Crusades, Christianity’s ‘holy wars’ to recover the city of Jerusalem, have become a notable area of fascination for students of history. Ima..
The Life and Adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies, Commonly Called Mother Ross, on Campaign with the Duke of Marlborough
The astonishing life of a woman soldier
When John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, rode among his ‘men’ in the campaigns that immortalised him as one of Britain’s most accomplished military commande..
Henry Grey Graham
The Queen who became a Saint
Born in 1045 in Hungary, Margaret was the daughter of an English Prince, Edward the Exile. She returned to Britain in 1057 when the childless Edward the Confessor requi..
Henry Foljambe Hall
Correspondence of War, Politics, Family and Love 1796-1814
The intimate correspondence of history
What needs to be said about the relationship between Napoleon and Josephine that has not become legend? He was a humble Corsican who rose meteorically through..