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, with the powerful, attacked while on a barge passing under London Bridge, caught in court intrigue, Simon de Montfort, looming at every turn--friend or foe? Or what else?Eleanor, disturbing Baron, as the kingdom seems to slip away from her and Henry.
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 in victory, de Montfort slain at Evesham by her son's mighty forces. But there is a price to pay. Eleanor, seeking peace after so many years of strife, a widow, ending her days in Amesbury Priory in the shadow of Stonehenge, a convent thought in Eleanor's time to be the final refuge of Queen Guinevere, whose legends the queen had ever loved.
Today, eleanor of provence is lost to time, one of the lesser known English Queens, her gravesite obliterated, 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.
Mistress of the Maze: The Legend of Rosamund Clifford Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 2#ad - But a spurned queen is a dangerous foe…novel 57, 000 words, from the author of My Fair Lady-Eleanor of Provence and I, Richard Plantagenet . Rosamund clifford, one of the most famous royal mistresses of all time—concubine to Henry II, the first Plantagenet King. A young maiden ruled by a grasping father who will stop at nothing to promote his own cause with the King.
. 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.
Mistress of the Maze: The Legend of Rosamund Clifford Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 2 #ad - Drawn like a moth to a flame, rosamund soon grows to love the charismatic King…but when her love is reciprocated, she makes a terrible enemy, Henry’s estranged wife, the powerful Eleanor of Aquitaine. When henry locks queen eleanor in Sarum castle and speaks of annulment, Rosamund thinks she has no more to fear from her rival.
The Captive Princess: Eleanor Fair Maid of Brittany Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 3#ad - Marriage Prize. 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. 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 .
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. Beautiful eleanor, charged with no offence, is held captive in England from that day forth, the Pearl of Brittany, through the reign of two kings-never tried, her only crime her royal Plantagenet blood.
The Captive Princess: Eleanor Fair Maid of Brittany Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 3 #ad - 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. Princess.
THE PRINCESS NUN: Mary, Daughter of Edward I Medieval Babes: Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 5#ad - Sent into a convent at the age of six, Mary daughter of Edward I, decides to make the best of a bad situation. 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" .
. Leaving her wayward life behind, she retires to spending a quiet life in Amesbury Priory where she decides to have a chronicle written on the life of her family - a book that exists today. For the first time, she is uneasy about the future. Including being linked romantically to the Earl of Surrey, John de Warenne.
THE PRINCESS NUN: Mary, Daughter of Edward I Medieval Babes: Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 5 #ad - 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.
The White Rose Rent: Katherine, Daughter of Richard III Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 4#ad - 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. The tudor Era has dawned.
. 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, Earl of Huntingdon, Katherine Plantagenet, struggles to find her path in the strange new world of Tudor England.
Joan Forgotten Women of History Book 1Bailey Books #ad - In a time when women are subservient, she is raised by her mother to command. When joan is married her husband's lust for power knows no bounds. She is forced to choose between her duty to her King and her loyalty to her husband. Book one of the Forgotten Women of History Series. Educated by her tutors, she becomes a formidable woman in her own right.
Love, turmoil, and war. This is the story of joan de Geneville, wife to one of England's most infamous traitors: Roger Mortimer. After the death of her father in 1292, Joan becomes one of the greatest English heiresses of her generation.
My Father, My Enemy: Juliane, Daughter of Henry I Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 6#ad - 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. Juliane's pretty young daughters for Ralph's son.
In a drunken rage, fuelled on by Amaury, Eustace breaks the truce and blinds Harenc's boy. The king must die, jury, his own daughter judge, executioner. 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.
My Father, My Enemy: Juliane, Daughter of Henry I Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 6 #ad - The wheel of Fate spins. He starts hostilities with its castellan, Ralph Harenc, egged on by the dubious Amaury de Montfort. To keep the peace, King Henry orders a hostage exchange between Eustace and Ralph.
The Danish QueenCanelo Saga #ad - But her marriage to James I saw her become key to the legacy of the Stuarts. When queen elizabeth i died, james inherited the crown of England and was the first ruler to call himself ‘King of Great Britain’, and Anne the first queen. The danish queen tells the story of a woman who crossed the sea and found love and power, but was fated to watch the tragic demise of her children, all of whom were to be haunted by the tragic destiny of the Stuarts.
It is a dramatic and enlightening account of the early years and marriage of a queen whose place in history is little known, and is perfect for fans of Anne O’Brien, Elizabeth Chadwick and Alison Weir. Lynda M. She was born and raised in Liverpool, which serves as the inspiration for many of her novels.
They married and bore children, but as the Princess grew to womanhood in the turbulent court of Scotland, she was subject to the unpredictable behaviour of her husband. How did a danish princess become the so-called first queen of Great Britain?Anne of Holstein is perhaps the least-known Queen Consort in Britain’s history.
The Danish Queen #ad - . A teenage Anne was infatuated with her match. Andrews, is the sunday times number one bestselling author of over 34 sagas, who also writes as Lyn Andrews, and one of the top 100 bestselling authors in the UK. From her homeland of denmark, anne travelled to Scotland – a place she had heard tales about of ruthless and bloodthirsty people – and met her betrothed.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - 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.
From king to queen to servant, each were brought vividly to life. Discovering diamonds review ‘katherine the duchess’ is a novel which gripped me from the start and I felt great empathy for this strong but extremely wise lady who trod a silken threaded path through life ~ joy ~ fortune ~ but great danger.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - Katherine #ad - Highly Recommended. 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. When the royal marriage is annulled, Catherine Parr becomes the king’s sixth wife, Katherine’s good friend, and they work to promote religious reform.
I was totally taken and fascinated with historically political drama that unfolds within the Tudor Court. Verified amazon reviewer"katherine Willoughby finally gets her time to shine in Tony Riches’ conclusion to his Tudor trilogy. Review at adventures of a Tudor Nerd. Diana jackson"tony riches, interesting, delivers a vividly descriptive, and well-written read here with characters and a setting that totally captivated and intrigued me.
SECRET MARRIAGES: Edward IV, Eleanor & Elizabeth The Falcon and the Sun: The House of York Book 2#ad - Eleanor talbot, meets edward, newly widowed after the Battle of Blore Heath, Earl of March. It is a time of trials when the Lancastrians and Yorkists fight for supremacy. And the throne of England. The talbots are staunch Lancastrians; Edward is the Son of York. The battles of mortimer's Cross and the bloodbath of Towton lead to Edward taking the crown.
A secret marriage is hatched between the young King and Eleanor, but the “secret queen” is never announced to the Council. King edward’s womanising reaches new heights as, Elizabeth Woodville, within a short time, his eye falls on another widowed beauty, whom he also marries in a private, hidden ceremony.
SECRET MARRIAGES: Edward IV, Eleanor & Elizabeth The Falcon and the Sun: The House of York Book 2 #ad - One who became queen of England, and one who might have been. Mortified by all that has happened, Eleanor seeks atonement in religion,. But will her past catch her up?will the secret remain secret?A story of love and lust spanning two families, the Talbots and the Woodvilles, and two women both similar and yet very different.
Anne and Louis: Passion and Politics in Early Renaissance France Anne of Brittany Series Book 2Renaissance Editions #ad - While his annulment proceedings create europe’s most sensational scandal of 1498, Charles VIII, Anne returns to Brittany to take back control of her duchy that her late husband, King of France, had wrestled from her. She will only accept louis’ offer to make her Queen of France once more on one condition: he must keep his hands off Brittany.
. If you're looking for a powerful tale with period-perfect detail, discover the story of Anne of Brittany today. Too bad he’s already married. At the young age of 21, anne is sovereign ruler of Brittany as well as Europe’s most wealthy widow. Satisfying, educational, and hard to put down. Midwest book Review“Dramatically engrossing and historically searching.
Kirkus reviewsanne, duchess of Brittany, is the love of King Louis XII of France’s life. Winner of the publishers Weekly 2018 BookLife Prize in the General Fiction category. A masterpiece that paints an extraordinary emotional and political vision of its times. Thrust into a world of turbulent political manoeuvring, can anne and louis' love stay strong as their duties put them at odds? Or will the reshaping of sixteenth-century Europe tear them apart?This gripping tale of a larger-than-life queen is the stand-alone Book Two of the Anne of Brittany Series, which can be read in any order.
Anne and Louis: Passion and Politics in Early Renaissance France Anne of Brittany Series Book 2 #ad - As powerful and scheming italians arrive at the French court from Cesare Borgia to Niccolò Machiavelli, the feudal era gives way to the dawn of the Renaissance. With old social orders upended and powerful commoners clawing their way to the top, both Anne and Louis struggle to bring their respective realms into the modern age.