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The Daughter Of Time

Author : Josephine Tey
ISBN : 9781476733159
Genre : Fiction
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Voted greatest mystery novel of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990, Josephine Tey recreates one of history’s most famous—and vicious—crimes in her classic bestselling novel, a must read for connoisseurs of fiction, now with a new introduction by Robert Barnard. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, recuperating from a broken leg, becomes fascinated with a contemporary portrait of Richard III that bears no resemblance to the Wicked Uncle of history. Could such a sensitive, noble face actually belong to one of the world’s most heinous villains—a venomous hunchback who may have killed his brother’s children to make his crown secure? Or could Richard have been the victim, turned into a monster by the usurpers of England’s throne? Grant determines to find out once and for all, with the help of the British Museum and an American scholar, what kind of man Richard Plantagenet really was and who killed the Little Princes in the Tower. The Daughter of Time is an ingeniously plotted, beautifully written, and suspenseful tale, a supreme achievement from one of mystery writing’s most gifted masters.

Mary A Daughter Of The English Peasantry By The Author Of Highland Sports And Pastimes

Author : Herbert Byng Hall
ISBN : OXFORD:600072060
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Instructions For The Education Of A Daughter Done Into English And Revised By Dr George Hickes The Second Edition

Author : François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon
ISBN : BL:A0018602201
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The Baronetage Of England Or The History Of The English Baronets And Such Baronets Of Scotland As Are Of English Families

Author : William Betham
ISBN : BSB:BSB10358340
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Women Of The English Nobility And Gentry 1066 1500

Author : Jennifer C. Ward
ISBN : 0719041155
Genre : Gentry
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While there is increasing interest in the lives of medieval women, the documentary evidence for their activities remains little known. This book provides a collection of sources for an important and influential group of women in medieval England, and examines changes in their role and activities between 1066 and 1500.

Daughter Of The Forest

Author : Juliet Marillier
ISBN : 1429913460
Genre : Fiction
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Juliet Marillier is a rare talent, a writer who can imbue her characters and her story with such warmth, such heart, that no reader can come away from her work untouched. Daughter of the Forest is a testimony to that talent, a first novel and the beginning of a trilogy like no other: a mixture of history and fantasy, myth and magic, legend and love. Lord Colum of Sevenwaters is blessed with six sons: Liam, a natural leader; Diarmid, with his passion for adventure; twins Cormack and Conor, each with a different calling; rebellious Finbar, grown old before his time by his gift of the Sight; and the young, compassionate Padriac. But it is Sorcha, the seventh child and only daughter, who alone is destined to defend her family and protect her land from the Britons and the clan known as Northwoods. For her father has been bewitched, and her brothers bound by a spell that only Sorcha can lift. To reclaim the lives of her brothers, Sorcha leaves the only safe place she has ever known, and embarks on a journey filled with pain, loss, and terror. When she is kidnapped by enemy forces and taken to a foreign land, it seems that there will be no way for her to break the spell that condemns all that she loves. But magic knows no boundaries, and Sorcha will have to choose between the life she has always known and a love that comes only once. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The English Baronetage

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ISBN : OXFORD:555089633
Genre : Heraldry
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