Joanna Courtney has wanted to be a writer ever since she could read. Joanna is fascinated by defining moments in history and she loves nothing more than immersing herself in the world of Anglo-Saxons, Normans and Vikings. "
"She is the author of the Queens of Conquest trilogy, which begins with The Chosen Queen.
Who said the Christmas tree was a twentieth century invention? Most of the festive traditions we know and love stretch right back into Anglo-Saxon times – including the tree.
Our pick of the best books to take to the beach, to the pool or to read in the garden this Summer.
Rivalry – is there anything more deliciously, thrillingly, gossipy?
Joanna Courtney talks about how rivalry plays a key part in her new trilogy, The Queens of Conquest.
History has a habit of remembering the Kings who fought the battles. But what about the Queens?
The Battle of Hastings is one of the biggest dates in English history, and in the Queens of the Conquest trilogy, Joanna Courtney sets out to tell the story through the eyes of the women involved...
On the 950th anniversary of 1066, the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest, Joanna Courtney, author of The Chosen Queen and The Constant Queen, explains how you can experience the battle for yourself this Autumn.
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by @joannacourtney1 - 2 days ago
RT @Joey_tea: Win a chance to come hang out with us in the @panmacartdept! We're fun AND we have snacks!🤘 https://t.co/xoYcqR7TGW
by @joannacourtney1 - 3 days ago
Lovely to meet the wonderful @jessduffyy yesterday. She's been a real gift to me and my queens. x
Who wants to be my 1500th follower?? Gratuitous photo of Andy Murray as enticement...!!! https://t.co/qlQf1dlVs1
@RustyS91 @1066battleabbey @JamesAitcheson @Longshanks1307 @simply_spiffing @JHillAuthor Was a great weekend. Thanks for looking after us.
joannacourtneyauthor - yesterday
So excited that my lovely friend Rhian Ivory is nominated.
joannacourtneyauthor - 4 days ago
Joanna Courtney shared a photo.
Lovely to be in My Weekly this week after writing stories for them for so many years:
joannacourtneyauthor - 6 days ago
Wonderful weekend at the 950th Battle of Hastings anniversary re-enactment. Thank you so much to all the lovely people who came to my talks, chatted to me afterwards and bought my books. Lovely to have so much interest in the queens of 1066.
joannacourtneyauthor - 8 days ago
And I'll be there - come and see me in the literary tent.
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