A woman in a man's world, confident of her destiny to reign,
intensely intelligent, passionately sexual yet (she said) a virgin,
Elizabeth was to become England's most successful ruler. Finding
her way through the labyrinthine plots that surrounded the court,
she had to live by her wits, surrounded by betrayal and suspicion,
not knowing who to trust with her desire to be queen, or her desire
to be a lover...