Barbara St. John villiers has always despised her sister Lucy, Earl of Suffolk, and when Theo Howard, fell in love with her, Barbara thought she'd die of jealousy. Short storybarbara villiers Palmer is one of the most famous courtesans in history. Our lives are complex, and each one of us carries within us a counterpoint to another’s story.
Mistress to charles ii and mother of five of his children, Lady Castlemaine's notoriety is legendary. Unfortunately, frances was then imprisoned in the Tower of London, accused of murder, and Barbara had to find a way to turn this to her advantage - and continue her vendetta against Lucy. When i wrote the lady of the Tower, the story revealed itself in the narrative of my ancestress, Lucy St.
COUNTERPOINT: Barbara, Lady Villiers The Lydiard Chronicles: Counterpoint Book 2 #ad - John. This novellete is barbara’s counterpoint to chapter thirty-one in the novel, in which Barbara manipulates Theo and his sister to gain much for herself. A counterpoint is a melody played in conjunction with another, or an opposing viewpoint in an argument. But, and their voices grew strong and insistent, other characters appeared, as with all novels, demanding their own story be told.
COUNTERPOINT: Theo, Earl of Suffolk: The Lydiard Chronicles 1603-1630Falcon Historical #ad - Betrothed to a child to satisfy his family dynasty, he longs for the freedom to make his own choice. Theo howard, Earl of Suffolk is torn. But in this enchanted world of Shakespeare's Midsummer's Night Dream, all is not as it appears. But, other characters appeared, as with all novels, and their voices grew strong and insistent, demanding their own story be told.
Here is one to Lucy St. John, the lady of the Tower. A short Story. Theo's headstrong sister frances is determined to sabotage her own arranged marriage, and aided by the cunning of Frances and her friend Barbara St. John, perhaps theo can find his own path to happiness and true love. When i wrote the lady of the Tower, the story revealed itself in the narrative of my ancestress, Lucy St.
COUNTERPOINT: Theo, Earl of Suffolk: The Lydiard Chronicles 1603-1630 #ad - John. A counterpoint is a melody played in conjunction with another, or an opposing viewpoint in an argument. Our lives are complex, and each one of us carries within us a counterpoint to another’s story. And when he attends a lavish party at his family's newly-restored palace, he is immediately attracted to Lucy, a beautiful young lavender-seller.
By Love Divided: A Novel The Lydiard Chronicles Book 2Falcon Historical #ad - Will war unite or divide them? And will they find love and a home to return to—if they survive the horror of civil war. Lucy is helpless to prevent her family being torn apart, and as war flares across England, Allen and Luce are swept up in bloody battles and brutal sieges as they fight for their opposing causes.
Along with thousands of others uprooted by the turmoil, Lucy, Allen, and Luce face a devastating challenge. This is not a book that I will forget in a hurry. 2018 silver award winner, the Coffee Pot Book Club. As england tumbles toward bloody civil war, Luce’s beloved brother Allen embraces the Royalist cause and chooses to fight for the king as a cavalier.
By Love Divided: A Novel The Lydiard Chronicles Book 2 #ad - Worse still, her daughter luce rejects the royal court and wealthy marriage arranged by her aristocratic family and falls in love with a charismatic Parliamentarian. Widowed and penniless, Lucy St. John is fighting for her family’s survival and makes a terrible choice to secure a future for her children.
By love divided is one of those rare books that leaves a mark upon your heart. A true story based on surviving memoirs, court papers, and letters of Elizabeth St. John's family, by Love Divided continues the story of Lucy St. John, the lady of the tower and her influential relationships with historical characters such as Oliver Cromwell and King Charles I.
The Lady of the Tower: A novel The Lydiard Chronicles Book 1#ad - Thank you for sharing your world with us. Writers digest 24th Annual Book Awards. Lucy’s personal friendships with historical figures such as Sir Walter Raleigh and the Stuart kings brings a unique perspective to the history of seventeenth century England. Elizabeth st john has brought the Stuart Court vividly to life.
Living inside the walls of the infamous prison, she defies plague, political intrigues and tragic executions to tend to aristocratic prisoners and criminals alike. When Lucy St. John, a beautiful highborn orphan at the court of King James, she never imagines the powerful enemy she creates in his beloved sister, is seduced by the Earl of Suffolk, the Countess of Rochester.
The Lady of the Tower: A novel The Lydiard Chronicles Book 1 #ad - London, 1609. She weaves together the known facts of Lucy’s life with colourful scenes of fictional imagination, drawing on innocent romance and bleak deception to create a believable heroine and an intriguing plot. Historic novel society book review "The Lady of the Tower is a beautifully produced novel with a well-crafted story that will keep you both engaged and entertained.
Now married into the immensely powerful villiers family, the Duke of Buckingham, Barbara unites with the king’s favorite, to raise the fortunes of Lucy and her family to dizzying heights. Spirited, educated, and through an unexpected love match, Lucy fights her way back into society, and skilled in medicine and precious remedies, becomes mistress of the Tower of London.
Or that her own sister Barbara would betray her and force Lucy to leave the court in disgrace. A joy to read.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - A favourite of king henry viii, his daughters mary and Elizabeth, Katherine knows all his six wives, and his son Edward, 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.
. 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. 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. Her spanish mother, is queen catherine of aragon’s lady in waiting, Maria de Salinas, 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.
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, Katherine’s good friend, Catherine Parr becomes the king’s sixth wife, and they work to promote religious reform.
Katherine’s protestant faith puts her family in great danger - from which there seems no escape.
Forsaking All OtherCourante Publishing #ad - Bess knows that Edmund's wealth and family connections place him beyond her reach. B. R. A. G. Medallion honoree - 2018coffee pot book Club Book of the Year - Historical Romance - 2018. Love is no game for women; the price is far too high. England 1585. Bess stoughton, waiting woman to the well-connected Lady Allingbourne, has discovered that her father is arranging for her to marry an elderly neighbour.
Normally obedient bess rebels and wrests from her father a year's grace to find a husband more to her liking. Edmund wyard, a taciturn and scarred veteran of england's campaign in Ireland, is attempting to ignore the pressure from his family to find a suitable wife as he prepares to join the Earl of Leicester's army in the Netherlands.
Forsaking All Other #ad - Although bess and edmund are drawn to each other, they are aware that they can have nothing more than friendship. And edmund, with his well-honed sense of duty, has never considered that he could follow his own wishes. With england on the brink of war and fear of Catholic plots extending even into Lady Allingbourne's household, time is running out for both of them.
The Danish QueenCanelo Saga #ad - 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. But her marriage to James I saw her become key to the legacy of the Stuarts. 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.
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. 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. She now divides her time between Merseyside and the Isle of Man, where she has lived for several years. Andrews, who also writes as lyn andrews, is the Sunday Times Number One bestselling author of over 34 sagas, and one of the top 100 bestselling authors in the UK.
The Danish Queen #ad - A teenage Anne was infatuated with her match. 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.
The Girl Empress The Chronicle of Maud Book 1Kindle Press #ad - The history books remember her as Empress Mathilda, but her path to sovereignty began when she was just a girl named Maud. But the girl empress invites readers to join Maud on the journey of a lifetime, her anxieties and strengths, experiencing the depths of her hopes and dreams, her successes and failures.
As the firstborn legitimate child of king henry i of England, Princess Maud is faced with the fiercest crisis of her eight-year-old life when she learns that she will be sent to Germany to marry the Holy Roman Emperor. To make matters worse, her husband-to-be is in the midst of a disagreement with the Pope, and the threat of civil war continuously rages.
The Girl Empress The Chronicle of Maud Book 1 #ad - Engaged, and crowned by the age of twelve, estranged, this is her story . The history books haven’t done her justice. Thrust into the middle of the greatest political controversy in Europe, Maud must learn to navigate the turbulent political waters while also managing her own transition from girl to woman.
Students of history will know the ending: maud will successfully become Empress of the Holy Roman Empire, Queen of Italy, Queen of Germany, and the sole legitimate heir to the English throne.
The Elizabeth Tudor Conspiracy: A heart stopping thriller full of dramatic twists The Marquess House Trilogy Book 2Sapere Books #ad - Was elizabeth i really the last tudor princess…?Nonsuch Palace, England, 1586Elizabeth I has been queen for 28 years. But she soon realises that nothing about the Tudor era was as it seemed. A timeshift conspiracy thriller that will shock you to your core! Perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Philippa Gregory, Kate Mosse and Tom Harper.
Despite their narrow escape from those pursuing them, Perdita is determined to continue her grandmother’s legacy by uncovering her ground-breaking research into the English royal bloodline. And now the national identity of Great Britain must be called into question. With their enemies still tracking them and the lives of those they love in deadly risk, Perdita and Piper must succeed in exposing the secrets of history or there is no hope of them escaping alive.
. The elizabeth tudor conspiracy is the second book in the marquess House trilogy, a dual timeline conspiracy thriller with an ingenious twist on a well-known period of Tudor history. The marquess house trilogy seriesbook one: the catherine Howard ConspiracyBOOK TWO: The Elizabeth Tudor ConspiracyBOOK THREE: The Arbella Stuart Conspiracy.
The Elizabeth Tudor Conspiracy: A heart stopping thriller full of dramatic twists The Marquess House Trilogy Book 2 #ad - She has survived hundreds of plots against her but now she faces the revelation of a secret she thought would remain hidden forever…Elizabeth is not the last of the Tudor line — there are two more legitimate heirs to her crown. Her sworn enemy, philip ii, king of Spain, has discovered the secret and thinks he can control the missing princess as his puppet queen.
Can elizabeth maintain control over her throne? and what happened to the lost Tudor heirs? Castle Jerusalem, Andorra, 2018Dr Perdita Rivers and her twin sister Piper are safely hidden in Andorra.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2#ad - 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. No more time to dance is book two in The Story of Catherine Howard, by G. 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.
July 1540after eight months as a maid of court, Catherine Howard has become Queen. Catherine must imitate the Queens of the past in order to survive. And she must ignore her love for another man. And this is not the only strain upon Catherine. 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 - 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.
Shadow of Persephone The Story of Catherine Howard Book 1#ad - Lawrencethe author's thanks are due to Julia Gibbs, and Amelie Designs, proof reader, cover artist. A tale of tragedy and challenges, predators and prey; the story of a young girl growing up in a perilous time, facing dangers untold. The fifth wife of henry viII would end her life on the block, like her cousin Anne Boleyn.
. February 1542 a young woman awaits her execution in the Tower of London, sent to death on the orders of her husband, Henry VIII. Daughter of the nobility, cousin to a fallen Queen, Catherine Howard rose from the cluttered ranks of courtiers at the court of Henry VIII to become the King's fifth wife. But hers is a tale that starts long before the crown was placed on her head.
Shadow of Persephone The Story of Catherine Howard Book 1 #ad - But where did her story begin?shadow of Persephone is Book One in the series The Story of Catherine Howard, by G.