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. Through the political and spiritual upheaval of the Reformation, Reginald strives for peace and compromise.
Prince of York: A Story of Reginald Pole Plantagenet Embers Novellas Book 3 #ad - However, he may have underestimated the Tudor tyrant's capacity for vengeance.
The Last Lancastrian: A Story of Margaret Beaufort Plantagenet Embers Novellas Book 1#ad - Before she was the king's mother, she was a young wife who was desperate to secure her son's future. Margaret beaufort is remembered as a pious and formidable woman. Take a peek into the life of Margaret Beaufort before she dreamed of a Tudor dynasty. The last lancastrian is a prequel novella to the Plantagenet Embers trilogy, which begins with Plantagenet Princess Tudor Queen: The Story of Elizabeth of York.
Once a Queen: A Story of Elizabeth Woodville Plantagenet Embers Novellas Book 2#ad - She wrote elizabeth with amazing complexity: one one hand fragile and tender and tormented while being cold and cruel and hard as nails on the other. Now, read elizabeth Woodville's side of the story. Wilcoxson is briLLIANT at capturing Elizabeth. Should she gamble her future upon her daughter, bess, elizabeth is forced to trust others in a way she never has before, and a Tudor exile? Or should she trust her brother-in-law who has stolen the throne from her son?Faced with events she cannot control, sometimes with tragic consequences.
Elizabeth Woodville is tormented by impossible choices. Her husband is dead, and her sons have disappeared. I don't know how she created that balance, but it's perfection. Author Stephanie Churchill. She was once a queen, but now she is at the mercy of Fortune's Wheel, which seems to be turning at the beckoning of her enemies.
Once a Queen: A Story of Elizabeth Woodville Plantagenet Embers Novellas Book 2 #ad - Elizabeth's story is a poignant tale of love, loss, and betrayal during the birth of the Tudor dynasty. Once a queen is a plantagenet embers novella and companion to 'Plantagenet Princess, Tudor Queen: The Story of Elizabeth of York'.
The White Lion of NorfolkCanelo Saga #ad - 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. Meet thomas howard: his quest for power knows no boundsthe white lion of Norfolk is the story of Thomas Howard, Third Duke of Norfolk: a ruthless, unscrupulous man willing even to use his two nieces, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, as pawns to curry political favour.
Amidst the pomp and pageantry of the royal Court, remaining totally subservient to his master, Howard climbs the greasy pole of ambition, King Henry VIII. She now divides her time between Merseyside and the Isle of Man, where she has lived for several years. It pits him as rival and ally to such men as Cardinal Wolsey, Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell, and leads him perilously close to the unsavoury death many feel his savage cruelty deserves.
The White Lion of Norfolk #ad - His devotion places him at odds with his wife, the daughter of the Duke of Buckingham, who was put to death by the King. She was born and raised in Liverpool, which serves as the inspiration for many of her novels. But will he live to see his great niece, Elizabeth Tudor, become Queen?Lynda M.
The Danish QueenCanelo Saga #ad - 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. But her marriage to James I saw her become key to the legacy of the Stuarts.
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. 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 #ad - 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. 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.
She now divides her time between Merseyside and the Isle of Man, where she has lived for several years.
Faithful Traitor: The Story of Margaret Pole Plantagenet Embers Book 2#ad - Margaret pole is no stranger to fortune's wheel. From her childhood as firstborn of the heir apparent of England, she was brought low as the daughter of a traitor. After years of turmoil as the Tudor dynasty made its roots, Margaret finds favor with her cousin, King Henry VIII. Will the remnant of the york dynasty thrive under this tempestuous king or will Margaret discover that there is a price to pay for having an excess of royal blood?Step into Tudor England.
The White Rose Rent: Katherine, Daughter of Richard III Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 4#ad - Richard iii lies in a shallow grave at Greyfriars in Leicester and Henry Tudor sits upon an uneasy throne. 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. Only fifteen years old, she fears her husband will put her aside due to her relationship to the deposed King.
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. 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 White Rose Rent: Katherine, Daughter of Richard III Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 4 #ad - . The tudor Era has dawned.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - A favourite of king henry viii, katherine knows all his six wives, and his son Edward, 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. 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.
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, Katherine’s good friend, Catherine Parr becomes the king’s sixth wife, and they work to promote religious reform.
She stands up for what she believes in. But such courage has consequencesAttractive, wealthy and influential, Katherine Willoughby is one of the most unusual ladies of the Tudor court. Katherine’s young sons are tutored with the future king, Prince Edward, but when Edward dies his Catholic sister Mary is crowned queen.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - Katherine #ad - 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.
Queen of Martyrs: The Story of Mary I Plantagenet Embers Book 3#ad - God save the queen! god save our good Queen Mary!'When these words rang out over England, Mary Tudor thought her troubles were over. How did a gentle, pious woman become known as 'Bloody Mary'? But the tragedies in Mary's life were far from over. She could put her painful past - the loss of her mother and mistreatment at the hands of her father - behind her.
With her accession to the throne, Mary set out to restore Catholicism in England and find the love of a husband that she had long desired.
The Captive Princess: Eleanor Fair Maid of Brittany Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 3#ad - Marriage Prize. Princess. 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, through the reign of two kings-never tried, is held captive in England from that day forth, the Pearl of Brittany, charged with no offence, her only crime her royal Plantagenet blood.
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. 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 .
The Captive Princess: Eleanor Fair Maid of Brittany Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 3 #ad - 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.
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 of provence, bright, intelligent--married as a young girl to the much older Henry III, 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. Eleanor, who fought the will of the monks to stay in a monastery and nurse her sick son, devoted mother, the future Edward I.
. Eleanor, attacked while on a barge passing under london bridge, Simon de Montfort, looming at every turn--friend or foe? Or what else?Eleanor, with the powerful, disturbing Baron, caught in court intrigue, 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.
MY FAIR LADY: A Story of Eleanor of Provence, Henry III's Lost Queen Medieval Babes, Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 1 #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, 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. A woman’s look at her own queenship and life and loves in the 13th century, at the time of the Second Barons Revolt.