Lady in Waiting was Sutcliff's first for adults, published in 1956 by Hodder & Stoughton. It is based on the lives of Sir Walter Raleigh (spelled Ralegh throughout) and his wife, Bess Throckmorten.
Lady in Waiting opens in 1564 with a scene of Walter Ralegh at ten years old, and closes at his death in 1618.
- Bess Throckmorten (Lady Ralegh)
- Queen Elizabeth I
- King James I
- Sir Walter Ralegh
Background and referencesEdit
- Hodder & Stoughton, 1956, 1957, 1970, 1984.
- Coward-McCann, 1957.
- Magnum ,1980.
- Heywood, 1989.
- Endeavour Press, 2015. E-book.
- Japanese: Joō erizabesu to chōshin uorutā rōrī. Hara Shobō, 2007.