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.
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.
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 - Eleanor, caught in court intrigue, attacked while on a barge passing under London Bridge, disturbing Baron, Simon de Montfort, with the powerful, looming at every turn--friend or foe? Or what else?Eleanor, 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.
But there is a price to pay. Eleanor, a convent thought in eleanor's time to be the final refuge of Queen Guinevere, seeking peace after so many years of strife, a widow, ending her days in Amesbury Priory in the shadow of Stonehenge, whose legends the queen had ever loved. Today, eleanor of provence is lost to time, her gravesite obliterated, one of the lesser known English Queens, its whereabouts forgotten—one of the few English monarchs to have no known tomb.
MY FAIR LADY: A Story of Eleanor of Provence, Henry III's Lost Queen Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 1 #ad - My fair lady is first person novel written from the viewpoint of Eleanor herself. Eleanor of provence, bright, beautiful, intelligent--married as a young girl to the much older Henry III, King of England. A marriage surprisingly happy, with the king pouring wealth upon his young wife's relatives. Incurring the wrath of the Barons.
Eleanor, who fought the will of the monks to stay in a monastery and nurse her sick son, devoted mother, the future Edward I.
Mistress of the Maze: The Legend of Rosamund Clifford Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 2#ad - 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. 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.
Mistress of the Maze: The Legend of Rosamund Clifford Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 2 #ad - When henry locks queen eleanor in Sarum castle and speaks of annulment, Rosamund thinks she has no more to fear from her rival. 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.
The White Rose Rent: Katherine, Daughter of Richard III Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 4#ad - 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. Richard's illegitimate daughter, earl of huntingdon, Katherine Plantagenet, wife of one year to William Herbert, struggles to find her path in the strange new world of Tudor England. Only fifteen years old, she fears her husband will put her aside due to her relationship to the deposed King.
The White Rose Rent: Katherine, Daughter of Richard III Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 4 #ad - Frightened and alone, when richard, she recalls the events of her younger years, Duke of Gloucester took her and her half-brother John to be raised at Sheriff Hutton Castle.
THE PRINCESS NUN: Mary, Daughter of Edward I Medieval Babes: Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 5#ad - For the first time, she is uneasy about the future. Sent into a convent at the age of six, Mary daughter of Edward I, decides to make the best of a bad situation. 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.
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. 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" .
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. 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. He starts hostilities with its castellan, Ralph Harenc, egged on by the dubious Amaury de Montfort.
My Father, My Enemy: Juliane, Daughter of Henry I Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 6 #ad - To keep the peace, King Henry orders a hostage exchange between Eustace and Ralph. The king must die, his own daughter judge, jury, executioner.
Joan Forgotten Women of History Book 1Bailey Books #ad - 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. Educated by her tutors, she becomes a formidable woman in her own right.
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. In a time when women are subservient, she is raised by her mother to command.
The Danish QueenCanelo Saga #ad - 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. But her marriage to James I saw her become key to the legacy of the Stuarts. She was born and raised in Liverpool, which serves as the inspiration for many of her novels.
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. A teenage Anne was infatuated with her match. 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.
The Danish Queen #ad - Lynda M. She now divides her time between Merseyside and the Isle of Man, where she has lived for several years. 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. 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.
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. Eleanor talbot, newly widowed after the Battle of Blore Heath, meets Edward, 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 - 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.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - Highly Recommended. 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.
A favourite of king henry viii, and his son edward, his daughters Mary and Elizabeth, Katherine knows all his six wives, 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. 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.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - Katherine #ad - Katherine’s young sons are tutored with the future king, Prince Edward, but when Edward dies his Catholic sister Mary is crowned queen. 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.
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. Through the political and spiritual upheaval of the Reformation, Reginald strives for peace and compromise. 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.
His position as a respected Cardinal of the Catholic Church could have earned him the position of Supreme Pontiff. However, he may have underestimated the Tudor tyrant's capacity for vengeance. Is it possible?with royal blood running through his veins, Reginald Pole could have been a Tudor king.