The Queens of England is a series of historical fiction novels by English author Jean Plaidy (Eleanor Burford). The books are “memoirs” as written by the various queens and queen consorts of England. Queens featured in the series include Henrietta Maria, Elizabeth I, Victoria, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Katherine, Anne of York, Catherine of Braganza and others.

The Queens of England series began in 1983 with Myself My Love, also published as Loyal in Love. It would last 11 books, until The Rose Without a Thorn, which was published in 1993. Below is a list of the Queens of England books by Jean Plaidy in publication and chronological order:

Publication Order of Queens Of England Books


Myself My Enemy(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen of This Realm(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Victoria Victorious(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lady in the Tower(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Courts of Love(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Shadow of the Crown(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Queen's Secret(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Reluctant Queen(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
William's Wife(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pleasures of Love(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rose Without a Thorn(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Queens Of England Books

Chronologically, William’s Wife should come after The Pleasures of Love, and before The Rose Without a Thorn.

Notes: Myself My Enemy was also published as Loyal in Love. The Pleasures of Love is also titled The Merry Monarch’s Wife. William’s Wife is alternately titled The Queen’s Devotion.

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