When her father the king becomes ill and dies, the crown goes to Mary's brother Edward II and the travelling nun attends his disastrous Coronation, rubbing shoulders with the hated Piers Gaveston. It soon becomes obvious she is never going to make a good nun! Never forgetting that she is a princess by birth, living the high life at daddy's expense, the feisty gambler travels around England, and acquiring numerous other bad "habits" .
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. Juliane fitzroy is the illegitimate daughter of Henry I--one of his twenty-two bastards. When her father weds her to a young Norman lord, Eustace de Breteuil, she thinks she has done well in life for the daughter of a Saxon concubine. But eustace wants a castle he cannot have. The king must die, his own daughter judge, jury, executioner.
My Father, My Enemy: Juliane, Daughter of Henry I Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 6 #ad - . Furious, the king allows Ralph to take his own brutal vengeance upon Henry's own granddaughters. Crazed with grief, Juliane plots revenge for the maiming of her children. The wheel of Fate spins.
MY FAIR LADY: A Story of Eleanor of Provence, Henry III's Lost Queen Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 1Herne's Cave #ad - A woman’s look at her own queenship and life and loves in the 13th century, at the time of the Second Barons Revolt. Eleanor, looming at every turn--friend or foe? or what else?eleanor, attacked while on a barge passing under London Bridge, Simon de Montfort, caught in court intrigue, disturbing Baron, with the powerful, as the kingdom seems to slip away from her and Henry.
Eleanor in victory, de Montfort slain at Evesham by her son's mighty forces. Eleanor of provence, intelligent--married as a young girl to the much older Henry III, bright, beautiful, King of England. A marriage surprisingly happy, with the king pouring wealth upon his young wife's relatives. Incurring the wrath of the Barons.
MY FAIR LADY: A Story of Eleanor of Provence, Henry III's Lost Queen Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 1 #ad - Eleanor, devoted mother, who fought the will of the monks to stay in a monastery and nurse her sick son, the future Edward I. But there is a price to pay. Eleanor, a widow, a convent thought in eleanor's time to be the final refuge of Queen Guinevere, seeking peace after so many years of strife, ending her days in Amesbury Priory in the shadow of Stonehenge, whose legends the queen had ever loved.
Today, her gravesite obliterated, eleanor of Provence is lost to time, one of the lesser known English Queens, its whereabouts forgotten—one of the few English monarchs to have no known tomb. My fair lady is first person novel written from the viewpoint of Eleanor herself.
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. Even using his daughter's beautiful face and enticing body to gain high favour. A fearful girl taken by a mysterious messenger from godstow nunnery to a Tower surrounded by a grotesque topiary labyrinth, where she must wait for the arrival of the master of the maze—not the Minotaur of ancient Greek myth but the bull-like Plantagenet King Henry.
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The White Rose Rent: Katherine, Daughter of Richard III Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 4#ad - The tudor Era has dawned. Only fifteen years old, she fears her husband will put her aside due to her relationship to the deposed King. Frightened and alone, she recalls the events of her younger years, when Richard, Duke of Gloucester took her and her half-brother John to be raised at Sheriff Hutton Castle.
. Days when it seemed a baseborn girl could reach dizzying heights. Days of happiness before her father took the crown, before her cousins Edward and Richard vanished from the Tower of London, before beautiful Elizabeth of York danced in gold at the Christmas Feast of 1484 and started rumours flying. Richard iii lies in a shallow grave at Greyfriars in Leicester and Henry Tudor sits upon an uneasy throne.
The White Rose Rent: Katherine, Daughter of Richard III Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 4 #ad - Richard's illegitimate daughter, wife of one year to William Herbert, Katherine Plantagenet, Earl of Huntingdon, struggles to find her path in the strange new world of Tudor England.
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Katherine’s protestant faith puts her family in great danger - from which there seems no escape. Katherine’s remarkable true story continues the epic tale of the rise of the Tudors, which began with the best-selling Tudor trilogy and concludes with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. The characters are wonderfully drawn.
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Review at adventures of a Tudor Nerd. After the short reign of young catherine Howard, and the tragic death of Jane Seymour, Katherine and Brandon are chosen to welcome Anna of Cleves as she arrives in England.
The Captive Princess: Eleanor Fair Maid of Brittany Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 3#ad - John now sits on the throne of england, for they are the children of his elder brother, Geoffrey, something Eleanor and Arthur both resent, and many men say their claim to England supersedes John's . But when the marriage proposed for her as part of richard Lionheart's ransom falls through and King Richard dies a few years later at Chalus, she is returned to her mother and her beloved younger brother Arthur in Brittany.
Marriage Prize. Princess. Prisoner. Eleanor of brittany is sent to live in the household of her esteemed grandmother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and brought up expecting to be the bride of a powerful prince. Arthur's desire for a crown leads the pair to ally with France and attack their aged grandmother in the castle of Mirabeau, a move that brings untold disaster to both.
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No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2#ad - And this is not the only strain upon Catherine. On the day of her wedding, catherine begins a dangerous game, hoping to fool the King, wearing a mask, until the day she can be free. Separated from past friends and surrounded by people who resent her rise to the throne, the sole close companion she has left is Jane Boleyn, the infamous Lady Rochford.
People from her past come calling, the threat that the King may find out she is not the pure, innocent maiden he thinks she is puts her in peril. July 1540after eight months as a maid of court, Catherine Howard has become Queen. Lawrencethe author's thank are due to Julia Gibbs, and BetiBup Designs, proof reader of this work, the cover artist.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2 #ad - . Catherine must imitate the Queens of the past in order to survive. And she must ignore her love for another man. No more time to dance is book two in The Story of Catherine Howard, by G.
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Born in a male-dominated world in the passionate south of italy and surrounded by ambitious male cousins with an equal claim to the crown, will these sisters be able to maintain control over their kingdom? With only their wits, bound together by their strong love and fierce rivalry, Joanna and Maria, beauty, and the love of their people to aid them, are prepared to do anything to hold onto their beloved Kingdom.
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If you love the historical genre this is a must read. M. 48, amazon reader. It's a historical drama, but one leavened with romance, betrayal, first and foremost, greed and discovery.
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In an age when a man can be a royal favourite one day, and consigned to an unspeakable death the next, Wolsey walks the tightrope above his many enemies. Chief among these is the bullying duke of Norfolk, scion of a noble family who bitterly resents the preferment of a butcher’s son to positions of power and influence that he regards as his by birth.
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Tudor Dawn: Henry Tudor is ready to take the crown... The Tudor Saga Series Book 1Sapere Books #ad - A powerful threat to one faction and a symbol of hope for the other, Henry Tudor is moulded by his battled-hardened uncle Jasper and his power-hungry mother, Margaret Beaufort into the king he will one day become. How will henry prove his worth as heir to the throne? will he live up to his uncle’s expectations?He must fulfill his destiny to finally unite the red rose and the white…Tudor Dawn is the first thrilling historical adventure novel in the Tudor Saga Series, chronicling the rise and fall of one of England’s most powerful royal families.
The tudor saga seriesbook one: tudor dawnbook two: the king’s commonerbook three: justice for the cardinalBOOK FOUR: An Uneasy CrownBOOK FIVE: The Queen In WaitingBOOK SIX: The Heart Of A King. The rise of the royal house of tudor! Perfect for fans of Conn Iggulden, Robyn Young, Alison Weir and Anthony Riches.
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