Readership: All those interested in women's history, the golden age of Spain, Spanish Catholicism, the Counter-Reformation, or London at the time of the Gunpowder Plot.
Glyn Redworth, Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University of Manchester., and British Hispanic Foundation Visiting Chair at the Complutense University in Madrid for the academic year 2008-9.
"Glyn Redworth's gripping biography deserves to bring its subject to a wider audience." - Alison Shell, TLS
"With its emphasis on self-mortification and bloody interdenominational strife, The She Apostle is unlike most of the fare on offer at religios bookshops. Glyn Redworth's gripping biography deserves to bring its subject to a wider audience" - Alison Shell, Times Literary Supplement
"Redworth's study of this wilful and saintly woman is notably well researched." - Edward Norman, Literary Review
"A grim but fascinating story." - Leanda de Lisle
"An incredibly readable work of historical scholarship." - Catholic
"Engrossing biography." - Peter Stanford, Independent on Sunday
"A wonderfully readable and three dimensional study." - The Scotsman.
"'a literary coup'." - John Guy, The Sunday Times
"A beautifully crafted biography of a remarkable personality." - Times Higher Education Supplement.
Part I: Spain
1: The Last House in London
2: Carvajal and Mendoza
3: Blessed Discipline
4: Toledo Street
5: Sweet Manacles
6: New Ways of Living
7: Generation of Vipers
8: The She-Apostle
9: Most Extraordinary Journey
Part II: England
10: Treason and Plot
11: Carrots, Capons, and Plague
12: Grand India
13: Sovereign Virgin
14: Broken English
15: Fashionable and Modest
16: Pears and the Last Supper
18: The Siege of Spitalfields
Glyn Redworth introduces 'The She-Apostle' on this 'Meet the Author' video Read the related OUP blog