The Actor, The Rebel and the Wrinkled Queen
The dashing Earl of Essex is plotting a rebellion to overthrown the aged Elizabeth I and is using the Globe Theatre in his plot. When the Queen learns of the plan Shakespeare's theatre company end up in the most putrid prison in the land. Can James, a young actor, help the bard to earn the Queen's forgiveness and the company's freedom? Terry Deary's Tudor Tales explore the infamous world of the Tudors through the eyes of children who could have lived at the time.
These stories feature real monarchs and characters and take place in some of the most recognizable Tudor settings.