Kristina: The Girl King, Sweden, 1638 (The Royal Diaries)

Kristina: The Girl King, Sweden, 1638 (The Royal Diaries) by Carolyn Meyer 0439249767 9780439249768
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Upon discovering that their newborn infant was, in fact, female and not male as first thought, Queen Marie Eleonore wailed inconsolably and King Gustavus Adolphus declared, nevertheless, that the child be raised as a prince. At age six, upon the death of her father, the child Kristina, was proclaimed King of Sweden, with regents assigned to council until she assumes the throne at age eighteen. And indeed, her life followed her fathers plan. We meet Kristina when shes almost twelve years old and eschewing feminine practices but reveling in the study of military tactics

Author: Carolyn Meyer

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 176

Publisher: Scholastic

Publication Date: 2003-05-01


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