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. 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.
The Captive Princess: Eleanor Fair Maid of Brittany Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 3#ad - Marriage Prize. 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. 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.
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, is held captive in england from that day forth, charged with no offence, through the reign of two kings-never tried, the Pearl of Brittany, 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 - Princess. John now sits on the throne of england, geoffrey, for they are the children of his elder brother, something Eleanor and Arthur both resent, and many men say their claim to England supersedes John's .
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, from the author of My Fair Lady-Eleanor of Provence and I, 000 words, 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, she makes a terrible enemy, Henry’s estranged wife, Rosamund soon grows to love the charismatic King…but when her love is reciprocated, 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.
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 - But there is a price to pay. Eleanor, seeking peace after so many years of strife, a convent thought in Eleanor's time to be the final refuge of Queen Guinevere, a widow, ending her days in Amesbury Priory in the shadow of Stonehenge, whose legends the queen had ever loved. Today, one of the lesser known english queens, her gravesite obliterated, Eleanor of Provence is lost to time, 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. 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 of provence, beautiful, bright, intelligent--married as a young girl to the much older Henry III, King of England.
MY FAIR LADY: A Story of Eleanor of Provence, Henry III's Lost Queen Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 1 #ad - A marriage surprisingly happy, with the king pouring wealth upon his young wife's relatives. Incurring the wrath of the Barons. Eleanor, devoted mother, who fought the will of the monks to stay in a monastery and nurse her sick son, the future Edward I. Eleanor, attacked while on a barge passing under london bridge, looming at every turn--friend or foe? Or what else?Eleanor, caught in court intrigue, Simon de Montfort, 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.
THE PRINCESS NUN: Mary, Daughter of Edward I Medieval Babes: Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 5#ad - 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. It soon becomes obvious she is never going to make a good nun! Never forgetting that she is a princess by birth, the feisty gambler travels around England, living the high life at daddy's expense, and acquiring numerous other bad "habits" .
. Sent into a convent at the age of six, Mary daughter of Edward I, decides to make the best of a bad situation. For the first time, she is uneasy about the future. Including being linked romantically to the Earl of Surrey, John de Warenne. 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.
My Father, My Enemy: Juliane, Daughter of Henry I Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 6#ad - 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. 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. 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. Juliane fitzroy is the illegitimate daughter of Henry I--one of his twenty-two bastards.
My Father, My Enemy: Juliane, Daughter of Henry I Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 6 #ad - 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.
SECRET MARRIAGES: Edward IV, Eleanor & Elizabeth The Falcon and the Sun: The House of York Book 2#ad - 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. 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.
SECRET MARRIAGES: Edward IV, Eleanor & Elizabeth The Falcon and the Sun: The House of York Book 2 #ad - 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. One who became queen of England, and one who might have been.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - Her spanish mother, maria de salinas, is queen catherine of Aragon’s lady in waiting, so it is a challenging time for them all when King Henry marries the enigmatic Anne Boleyn. Following anne’s dramatic downfall, Katherine marries Charles Brandon, and becomes Duchess of Suffolk at the age of fourteen.
A favourite of king henry viii, and his son edward, Katherine knows all his six wives, his daughters Mary and Elizabeth, as well as being related by marriage to Lady Jane Grey. When her father dies, Katherine becomes the ward of Tudor knight, Sir Charles Brandon. I was totally taken and fascinated with historically political drama that unfolds within the Tudor Court.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - Katherine #ad - . 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. Highly Recommended. 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.
Diana jackson"tony riches, delivers a vividly descriptive, interesting, and well-written read here with characters and a setting that totally captivated and intrigued me. Katherine’s young sons are tutored with the future king, Prince Edward, but when Edward dies his Catholic sister Mary is crowned queen.
Joan Forgotten Women of History Book 1Bailey Books #ad - Book one of the Forgotten Women of History Series. She is forced to choose between her duty to her King and her loyalty to her husband. Educated by her tutors, she becomes a formidable woman in her own right. In a time when women are subservient, she is raised by her mother to command. 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. When joan is married her husband's lust for power knows no bounds.
Blood of Roses: Edward IV and Towton The Falcon and The Sun: The House of York Book 1Herne's Cave #ad - His second son edmund, aged just seventeen, is murdered by Butcher Clifford, his blood staining the cobbles of Wakefield bridge outside the chapel where he had vainly sought sanctuary. The house of York has fallen. But not for long. The lancastrian army of Margaret of Anjou has reaped the whirlwind with the treacherous slaughter at Wakefield.
Edward of march, handsome, Duke Richard's heir, tall, is coming after them, young and a fearsome warrior. And he wants vengeance for the death of his father and beloved younger brother. He fights his foes at mortimer's cross, where Three Suns mysteriously appear in the sky as an omen, and then fares on through an unseasonal snowstorm to the field of Towton.
Blood of Roses: Edward IV and Towton The Falcon and The Sun: The House of York Book 1 #ad - . And victory in the bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil. The prize--the Crown of England. From the author of the i, richard plantagenET seriesA novella of 25, 000 words. Richard duke of york lies dead outside the walls of Sandal Castle, lured to his death by false talk of a Christmas truce.
Prince of York: A Story of Reginald Pole Plantagenet Embers Novellas Book 3#ad - After his elderly mother is executed for treason, Reginald Pole must outsmart the assassins of Henry VIII. Reginald chose neither. Instead, a man of god who could not be corrupted but was open to hearing opposing views, he chose to be a faithful friend to artists and churchmen alike, and a man who stood up to Henry VIII when others capitulated to the king's demands.
Is it possible?with royal blood running through his veins, Reginald Pole could have been a Tudor king. However, he may have underestimated the Tudor tyrant's capacity for vengeance. His position as a respected Cardinal of the Catholic Church could have earned him the position of Supreme Pontiff. Through the political and spiritual upheaval of the Reformation, Reginald strives for peace and compromise.