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The captive queen in Derbyshire

Elizabeth Eisenberg

The captive queen in Derbyshire

by Elizabeth Eisenberg

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Published by J.H. Hall & Sons in Derby .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mary, -- Queen of Scots, -- 1542-1587.,
  • Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Text on inside cover.

    StatementElizabeth Eisenberg.
    SeriesThe Derbyshire heritage series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA787.A1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21914872M
    ISBN 100946404259
    OCLC/WorldCa14717344

    BONUS: This edition contains a Captive Queen discussion guide and an excerpt from The Lady Elizabeth. Nearing her thirtieth birthday, Eleanor of Aquitaine has spent the past dozen frustrating years as wife to the pious King Louis VII of France. Eleanor Alice Hibbert (née Burford; 1 September – 18 January ) was an English author who combined imagination with facts to bring history alive through novels of fiction and was a prolific writer who published several books a year in different literary genres, each genre under a different pen name: Jean Plaidy for fictionalized history of European .

    4 hours ago  Victoria Derbyshire is well known to many for her BBC Two current affairs programme, sharing original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and . About Captive Queen Nearing her thirtieth birthday, Eleanor of Aquitaine has spent the past dozen frustrating years as wife to the pious King Louis VII of France. But when Henry of Anjou, the young and dynamic future king of England, arrives at the French court, he and the seductive Eleanor experience a mutual passion powerful enough to ignite.

    Listen to books in audio format. Archive Search Top Series Menu Login. E-Mail: Password Submit; Build-in Book Search. Search results for: ''The captive queen'' The Captive Queen of Scots Виктория Холт. Read online. 59 Published: The Queen's Captive Barbara Kyle. Read online. 58 Published: The Captive Queen of Scots. About The Captive Queen of Scots “Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama.”—The New York Times “Burn the murderess!” So begins Jean Plaidy’s The Captive Queen of Scots, the epic tale of the Scottish Queen Mary Stuart, cousin to Queen .


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I prefer to read an historic book that reads like a novel rather than an historic romance or something that may play with historic facts and people. Alison does not do that, and yet, her books definitely read like an enjoyable novel.

Eleanor of Aquitaine is my favorite woman of history, and she definitely comes alive in Captive Queen.4/5(). The Captive Queen follows Eleanor from her marriage to Henry II to his death, with an epilogue that breezes through Eleanor's last years. As the title implies, much of the novel takes place after Eleanor, having helped her sons to /5.

Ultimately, Captive Queen is a searing psychological odyssey, an intense exploration of the character and motives of an extraordinary woman. From Booklist The name Eleanor of Aquitaine evokes the romance of the High Middle Ages—knights and chivalry and all that—and conjures images of strong queens who have left impressions on their 4/5().

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The Captive Queen of Scots book. Read 53 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “Burn the murderess!”So begins Jean Plaidy’s The Captive /5. Hundreds of books have been written about her, but Mary’s nineteen years in captivity are seriously neglected by her biographers, to some, it seems a complete mystery.

Yet her captive years contained intrigue, passion, escape attempts, plots to put her on the throne of England and ultimately, tragedy. Places of confinement. The Captive Queen of Derbyshire by Elizabeth Eisenberg: This Costly Countess: Bess of Hardwick by Elizabeth Eisenberg: Women of Derbyshire by Susan Watson: Series Information Translate Series Title.

Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. On Christmas EveMary was moved to nearby Chartley Castle. Following the discovery of firm proof that Mary was plotting against Elizabeth, she was moved again to Fotheringay in Northamptonshire, where at ten o’clock in the morning on Wednesday, 8th Februarythe captive Queen was released by three blows of the axe.

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The plot hinges on the fact that a succession of men are driven wild by the intoxicating beauty of the captive queen, Indamora. She is loved by her protector, Aurangzeb, and lustfully pursued by.

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Captive Queen reads like a dime store novel complete with sultry dialogue. After reading The Life of Elizabeth I, also by Alison Weir, I expected a book of historical scholarship rather than a lusty, made-for-television contrivance of Eleanor of Aquitaine's history.

Read s: Captive Queen (Book): Weir, Alison: The author harks back to the twelfth century with a sensuous and tempestuous tale that brings vividly to life England's most passionate and destructive royal couple: Eleanor of Aquitaine and King Henry II. Nearing her thirtieth birthday, Eleanor has spent the past dozen frustrating years as consort to the pious King Louis VII of.

The Captive Queen of Scots: (Mary Stuart) By Jean Plaidy Cornerstone. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Captive Queen of Scots: (Mary Stuart), Jean Plaidy, Scotland has been torn apart by civil war and the young and passionate Catholic Mary Queen of Scots is in the hands of her enemies.

Castles and Houses where Mary, Queen Of Scots, lived during her captivity in England to Her main residence was Sheffield Castle. Residences of Mary, Queen Of Scots, while captive (Page 1). Buy a cheap copy of The Captive Queen of Scots book by Jean Plaidy. “Burn the murderess!”So begins Jean Plaidy’s The Captive Queen of Scots, the epic tale of the Scottish Queen Mary Stuart, cousin to Queen Elizabeth of England.

Free shipping over $ Captive Queen A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine (Book): Weir, Alison: The author harks back to the twelfth century with a sensuous and tempestuous tale that brings vividly to life England's most passionate and destructive royal couple: Eleanor of Aquitaine and King Henry II.

Nearing her thirtieth birthday, Eleanor has spent the past dozen frustrating years as consort to the pious. Derbyshire is a glorious UK destination, says Wendy Holden. From historical ties to the doomed Mary Queen of Scots to lovely country hotels, this is a county truly to revel in.

Get this from a library. The captive Queen of Scots. [Jean Plaidy] -- Epic tale of the Scottish Queen Mary Stuart, cousin to Queen Elizabeth of England.

After her husband, Lord Darnley, is murdered, suspicion falls on Mary and her lover, the Earl of Bothwell. The books go on and on about how beautiful she was, and perhaps it was also due to her supposed charismatic nature, so this one does her justice more so than others.

I am about halfway through with Jean Plaidy's "The Captive Queen of Scots". again, I am enjoying it very much as expected. The Captive Queen: Queen Joanna Book 3. - Buy A Battered Woman's Guide to Victorious Living book online at best Free delivery on qualified orders.

Don't allow your man to abuse you, you are worth more than what he is I chose life, I found an exit and so can you.Get this from a library! The Queen's captive. [Barbara Kyle] -- In England,in the wake of the failed Wyatt Rebellion, a vengeful Queen Mary has ordered all conspirators to be captured and executed.

Among the imprisoned is her own sister.Captive Queen A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine (Book): Weir, Alison: Eleanor of Aquitaine has been the wife to the pious King Louis VII of France for twelve years, but when Henry of Anjou future king of England arrives at the French court, he and Eleanor experience a passion strong enough to ignite the world.

The union of this royal couple marks the beginning of the .