Elizabeth, Lady Holland The Spanish Journal of Elizabeth, Lady Holland 1808-1809
Perspectives on Spain in wartime by a strong ‘new’ woman of her age
There can be no doubt that the socialite Elizabeth Vassall Fox was a remarkable woman. Initially married to Sir Godfrey Webster, ..
Helen Maria Williams Letters Covering the Period of Napoleon’s Escape from Elba to the Fall of the Capital Eyewitness to the end of an epoch
During the bicentenary year the Battle of Waterloo much attention will focus on the battle itself and events before and after. This book is invaluable in that rega..
Ruth S. Farnam & Flora Sandes An American and English Woman Serving in the Serbian Army During the First World War—Nation at Bay & An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army
by Ruth S. Farnam & Flora Sandes
An English and American woman in arms during the Great War
Accounts of woman who don the uniforms of soldiers to take their place in battle have always fascinated students of military history. In m..
Lena Ashwell, James W. Evans & Gardner L. Harding and Margaret Mayo Recollections of the Artists Who Entertained British & American Troops During the First World War—Modern Troubadours by Lena Ashwell, Entertaining the American Army by James W. Evans & Gardner L. Harding & Trouping for the Troops by Margaret M Song, dance and laughter under fire by those who performed for ‘the boys’
This special Leonaur edition, released to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, includes three interes..
Mrs. Abell (late Miss Elizabeth Balcombe) The Remarkable Story of a Fallen Emperor and a Teenage Girl The girl and the monarch
Lucia Elizabeth (Betsy) Balcombe was born in 1802, the second child of William Balcombe, an official of the Honourable East India Company, and his wife Jane, who were livin..
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 ..
Mrs. Fitz Maurice The Experiences of an Officer’s Wife and Chronicles of the Old 95th During the Napoleonic Wars Experiences of the wife of an officer in green
Mrs Fitz Maurice's book, The Rifleman's Wife is often quoted in Cope's History of the Rifle Brigade, the Leonaur editors therefore thought it fitting ..
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..
Imbert de Saint-Amand The Empress and the Fall of the First Empire The agony of Napoleon's family as Empire ends
This is a riveting book. Those interested in—and to some degree knowledgeable about—the Napoleonic age know of the Emperor's inspired military prowess ..
Charlotte A. Eaton, Magdalene de Lancey & Juana Smith The Experiences of Three Women During the Campaign of 1815
Waterloo Days by Charlotte A. Eaton
A Week at Waterloo by Magdalene de Lancey
Juana’s Story by Juana Smith
A LEONAUR ORIGINAL
Three women in days of war
Waterloo is arguably the most famous battle the world has known. Many books have been written about it and not a few military memoirs have included accounts of it by part..