Plantagenet Princess, Tudor Queen: The Story of Elizabeth of York

She was the mother of Henry VIII and wife of Henry VII, but who was Elizabeth of York Raised as the precious oldest child of Edward IV, Elizabeth had every reason to expect a bright future until Edward died, and her life fell apart When Elizabeth s uncle became Richard III, she was forced to

A Pilgrimage to Murder (The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan #17)

Summer, 1381 The Great Revolt has been crushed the king s peace ruthlessly enforced Brother Athelstan meanwhile is preparing for a pilgrimage to St Thomas a Becket s shrine in Canterbury to give thanks for the wellbeing of his congregation after the violent rebellion But preparations are

King John: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta

A rousing and authoritative new biography of the notorious King John, by Wall Street Journal bestselling author Marc Morris King John is one of those historical characters who needs little in the way of introduction If readers are not already familiar with him as the tyrant whose misgovernment

The Mansions of Murder (The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan #18)

A murdered priest, a missing body, stolen treasure Brother Athelstan tackles his most challenging investigation to date October, 1381 Brother Athelstan is summoned to the church of St Benet s in Queenhithe to investigate the murder of a priest Parson Reynaud has been found stabbed to death

The Herald of Hell (The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan #15)

A medieval mystery featuring sleuthing monk Brother Athelstan May, 1381 The Great Revolt draws ever nearer The Upright Men openly roam the streets of London, waiting for the violence to begin Their mysterious envoy, the Herald of Hell, appears at night all over the city, striking terror into the

The White Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #2; The Cousins War #1)

Brother turns on brother The throne of England is at stake The deadly Wars of the Roses have begun They ruled England before the Tudors, and now internationally bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings the Plantagenets to life through the dramatic and intimate stories of the secret

When Christ and His Saints Slept (Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, #1)

A.D 1135 As church bells tolled for the death of England s King Henry I, his barons faced the unwelcome prospect of being ruled by a woman Henry s beautiful daughter Maude, Countess of Anjou But before Maude could claim her throne, her cousin Stephen seized it In their long and bitter struggle,

Katherine

This classic romance novel tells the true story of the love affair that changed history that of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, the ancestors of most of the British royal family Set in the vibrant 14th century of Chaucer and the Black Death, the story features knights

The Lady of the Rivers (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #1; Cousins War #3)

Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the great Englishman John, Duke of Bedford, uncle to Henry VI Widowed at the age of 19, she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her household for love, and then carved out a

The Red Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #3; Cousins War #2)

The second book in Philippa s stunning new trilogy, The Cousins War, brings to life the story of Margaret Beaufort, a shadowy and mysterious character in the first book of the series The White Queen but who now takes centre stage in the bitter struggle of The War of the Roses The Red Queen

The Kingmaker's Daughter (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #4; Cousins War #4)

Spies, poison, and curses surround her Is there anyone she can trust The Kingmaker s Daughter is the gripping story of the daughters of the man known as the Kingmaker, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick the most powerful magnate in fifteenth century England Without a son and heir, he uses his