Encuentra The Thistle and the Rose: (Tudor Saga) de Jean Plaidy (ISBN: en Libros en idiomas extranjeros (Ver el Top en Libros en idiomas extranjeros). Katharine of Aragon, the young widow of Arthur, Prince of Wales, faces an uncertain future of poverty, humiliation, and exile, until she catches the eye of the new. It is about 30 years since I last read a Jean Plaidy book and this refreshed my memory of how superb her books are. I am currently reading the second in the.

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Then came realization, when she was brought abruptly face to face with the true state of affairs and shattered and bewildered she was overcome by despair.

Dry facts of who was king from one date to t h e next, or the name of his queen can be dull. Especially when she carried on an affair with Albany, who was married at the time, maker her the dreaded ‘Other’ woman! Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. Hers is a story all too familiar. Todos los derechos reservados.

Margaret fought for years to be in control of her son, but she never seemed to get very far for all the plotting and planning she did. Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle.

You won’t find any heros or villains in this story. Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. For my money, I recommend Plaidy’s version for a more complete and perhaps a more realistic look at the lives of Henry and Elizabeth.

Especially when she carried on an affair with Albany, who was married at the time, maker her the dreaded ‘Other’ woman! Tudor Saga English Edition en tu Kindle en menos de un minuto.

The author weaves a compelling, first person narrative of a Queen whose personal travails are little known. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Plaidy is of the opinion that he, not Richard III, was responsible for their deaths. Dry facts of who was king from one date to t h e next, or the name of his queen can be dull.

Her story is an interesting, albeit irritating one. She started out angry at James IV for cheating on her, then heartbroken when he was killed in battle.

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The Pleasures of Love: : Jean Plaidy: Libros en idiomas extranjeros

Well written, it is a somewhat romaticized account of a life lived in the shadow of political expediency, and librls pathos will keep the reader turning the pages. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon.

A true princess, Margaret Tudor leaves her beloved England and accepts her fate unquestioningly. But if you’re looking for something romantic or something that draws you into the characters, this isn’t the book libors you.

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I don’t know that the woman ever had an extended moment of happiness. It’s well written and it’s fine. He dominated the court – and Catherine – so that plaudy spite of humiliation neglect and frequent despair, she was ready to accept all for the pleasures of love. Donna Luiza sought the marriage of her daughter, Catherine, to Charles II, as a way of being able to shore up her defenses against the ever pervasive threat of Spanish subjugation.

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It concentrated on Henry’s insecurities regarding the crown and his guilt over the death of the princes in the tower. Adultery in this period of time was VERY common among husbands, so why Jeam expected herself to be exempt from it was beyond me. Plaidy, as always, is plausible and sharp as a tack. It seems that once again Margaret’s destiny is not to be her own Libdos Music Transmite millones de canciones.

Catherine of Braganza left her home in Portugal to come to the notoriously licentious court of England to marry the newly restored King, Charles II. It is the story of nean young noblewoman whose personal happines is subjugated to matters of state. When Catherine, the Infanta of Portugal, was about eighteen years of age, her father died, leaving her mother, Donna Luiza, Queen Regent, of Portugal, as her brother, Alfonso, was only thirteen years old.

Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. I just felt very sorry for the poor innocent queen who came with such hopes and visions of love to England, only to find her husband an unfaithful one. Like her other historical fiction novels, To Hold the Crown will never be compared to, say, a Sharon Kay Penman novel.

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Those of you who are still tracking down the infamous Princes in the Tower will find an interesting idea as to their ultimate pkaidy within these pages.

Also, I really hate how they took Elizabeth of York and turned her into a pleasant, boring automaton. The “Pleasures of Love” is the ninth in the “Queens of England” series. When Catherine failed to produce an heir, and it became clear that she was barren, there was much political intrigue in hopes that Charles II would divorce her and marry someone with whom he could beget an heir.

These were her rivals, but she had more deadly enemies – the most malevolent of them the venomous, vile and highly dangerous Titus Oates, who sought to destroy her and brought her under the shadow of the axe. Shortly thereafter, in the yearCromwell died, and within two years, Charles II of England was restored to his throne. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon.

The story of Henry and Elizabeth has been written about numerous times, but I still think Plaidy does it best.

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When Catherine was five, after sixty years under Spanish rule, her father drove out the Spaniards and assumed his rightful role. The darned new cover chosen by Three Rivers Press! There were the women – Barbara, Lady Castlemaine, bold, brash and beautiful; the even more beautiful but simple minded Frances Stuart; sly, clever and fascinating Louise de Keroualle; the merry playactress Nell Gwynne – and others.

It definitely kept my attention, but was really more about Henry than about their relationship. Together, they led England during the restoration of the monarchy, after the death of Oliver Cromwell saw the end of Puritan rule in England.

Plaidy, as always, is plausible and sharp as a tack. If you haven’t read one, do so soon. Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente.