Everything you need to understand or teach The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory.
The Queen's Fool is the story of a young girl, Hannah Green, and her adolescent experiences during the time of Queen Mary's reign. Hannah's family was forced to relocate to England to avoid religious persecution in their homeland (Spain). Hannah's intelligence and education spanned beyond that of the average English woman. She also possessed the gift of holy visions. It was her gift that brought her to the attention of the royal court of England.
Hannah was betrothed to a young man by the name of Daniel Carpenter. Throughout the novel Hannah's love for Daniel blossomed. She also grew to be a woman of fierce independence, which threatened to tear apart their relationship. As the daughter of a widowed father, Hannah was never taught to be submissive nor modest, traits that were essential to the concept of femininity in England at that time. Her life at the court...
The Queen's Fool Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including: