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.
A round-up of some of the best history books of 2017, from Ken Follett to Andrew Marr and Tudor England to revolutionary Russia.
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.
Our pick of the best books to take to the beach, to the pool, to read in the garden or any other kind of holiday this Summer.
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.
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...
RT @HCinIreland: What a gorgeous interview in the @Independent_ie on Sunday with @GailHoneyman #EleanorOliphantIsCompletelyFine
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RT @derby_arena: Your Men's National Omnium Medallists!
RT @ChrisTuckley: My thanks to @joannacourtney1 and @JHillAuthor for a couple of great #JVF18 talks today. 🙏 https://t.co/LpVAd7i8up
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RT @JacobTipper: So 6th at National Omnium, my best individual National Result so I’ll take that. Gutted Harry didn’t get the win. Talking…
@ChrisTuckley @JHillAuthor Fantastic venue and lovely audiences. Really enjoyed it thank you
by @joannacourtney1 - 5 days ago
So that's what it is!!
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Great day at Jorvik Vikingr festival.
by @joannacourtneyauthor - 5 days ago
Love Shrovetide- if you get a chance to go, grab it. Amazing spectacle.
by @joannacourtneyauthor - 7 days ago
This is a wonderful book.
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