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Courting her highness

Courting her highness

the story of Queen Anne

by

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Published by Broadway Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • FICTION / General,
  • FICTION / Historical,
  • Royal Favorites,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Plaidy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6015.I3 Q485 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination435 p. ;
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25016629M
    ISBN 109780307719515
    LC Control Number2010052823

    She often spoke to the This novel is one of the Stuart saga noves, and concerns the reign of Queen Anne. I hope we will see more of each other, but for now, I fear duty beckons. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. She spoke only French and was a devout Catholic in a land of stern Presbyterians. This information helps us design a better experience for all users.

    He wishes to make Anne Boleyn, his mistress, However, this desire of Henry causes a deadly power struggle that threatens to destroy the lives of Mary and Katherine, as well as change the faith of England forever. While Anne engages in her private tug-of-war, the nation is obsessed with another, more public battle: succesion. However there is a lot more to Blake than just that series. Her loathing for the Queen she allowed almost everyone else to see, and yet she pretended great friendship to Anne, in order to further her own ambitions and those of her family. Beautiful, outspoken Sarah Churchill had bewitched Anne through the auspices of the Duke of Marlborough, Sarah's husband and perhaps the greatest military genius England has ever known.

    Insert your e-mail below to start getting these recommendations. They exited the hall to cheers, with an underlying murmur of speculation. During the winters, author Plaidy used to go on cruise trips for a period 3 months every year in order to move away from the cold winter of England. This book was initially released in and then it was re-published in by the Arrow Books.


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Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. So Mary was sent away from the land of her birth and raised in the sophisticated and glittering court of France.

By the time Plaidy died, she had written well over novels, which sold over a million copies worldwide altogether in as many as 20 foreign languages. More Details. Plain Abigail seems the least likely challenger to Sarah's place in her highness's affections, but challenge it she does, in stealthy yet formidable ways.

She spoke only French and was a devout Catholic in a land of stern Presbyterians. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. In the manner of young children being flattered by older children everywhere, she delighted in the attention.

This novel wonderfully recreates the court of Queen Anne, and the gross ambitions of many who surrounded her. Although her eyelids were growing heavy, the young princess did indeed manage to stay awake and alert through the pageant.

Anne Boleyn is sophisticated and was brought up in the decadent French court. I certainly do. The royal pair mounted the chariot, wherein it was evident that she overtopped him by a head. Plain Abigail Hill seems the least likely challenger to Sarah's place in her Highness's affections--but challenge it she does, in stealthy yet formidable ways.

Then came the pounding on the doors, and the Sun Prince in his chariot drawn by a pair of matched white horses rode into the hall, gleaming in his gilded armor and sunburst mask.

Once home, the Queen of Scots discovered she was a stranger in her own country. When she compared him with her own handsome son—John after his father— who was a few years older than the young Duke, she wanted to crow with triumph. We'll base this on various factors for example "If you like Jack Reacher During the winters, author Plaidy used to go on cruise trips for a period 3 months every year in order to move away from the cold winter of England.

The Sun Prince raised his gilded mask, revealing a handsome, youthful face. Unusually tall and slim, a writer of music and poetry, Mary was celebrated throughout Europe for her beauty and intellect. In the first place it was meant to be an insult, but one which she had brushed aside as she would a tiresome gnat at a picnic party.

Whoever wielded influence over the choices she made in life might one day affect the course of the realm. I thought it was time Tristan began learning the ways of the Court, so I sent for him to winter here.

Beautiful, outspoken Sarah Churchill had bewitched Anne through the auspices of the Duke of Marlborough, Sarah's husband and perhaps the greatest military genius England has ever known.

There was a difference of 20 years in their ages, but the two got along quite well because they shared the love of reading and writing. Her husband, always sickly, died after only two years on the throne, and there was no place for Mary in the court of the new king.

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To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy.JEAN PLAIDY is the pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also known as Victoria Holt. Courting Her Highness is the final book in her seven-book Novels of the Stuarts series.

More than fourteen million copies of her books have so More about Jean Plaidy. Modern singles with old school values.

Courting Her Highness: The Story of Queen Anne

Don’t Open The Door For Me! Often times, women say that they want a man that will treat him like their one and only princess. Courting Her Highness, page 1 This book contains an excerpt from the recent Broadway Paperbacks reprint of Royal Sisters by Jean Plaidy, which was originally published as The Haunted Sisters by Robert Hale Limited, London, in The occasion had been the birthday of the Princess Anne, and on that day Her Highness’s complete 4/5(32).

Jul 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Queen's Favourites book by Jean Plaidy. A private battle rages at court for the affections of a childless queen, who must soon name her successor--and thus determine the future of the British Empire.

It Free shipping over $/5(3). “Joy to her highness on the Longest Night!” he cried, taking her small hand and pressing his lips to it. Overwhelmed, she tried in vain to stifle a giggle.

“And here we are,” Duc Rogier announced with pride, coming alongside them. The Sun Prince raised his gilded mask, revealing a handsome, youthful face. Jean Plaidy — Complete Series List. A list of all Jean Plaidy's series in reading order. Browse reviews, synopses, book covers, pseudonyms, ratings and awards.