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Family Forest® Descendants of King Henry VII By Bruce Harrison
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The Family Forest Descendants of King Henry VII of England who married Queen Elizabeth Plantagenet. This is a Family History Lineage eBook of showing in great detail 20 generations of descendants... More > which include their son, King Henry VIII, of England. A great program guide to use when watcing the HBO series, The Tudors. 640 Pages in Adobe pdf format which includes a very detailed 85 page index. A very informative source for following generation by generation lineage of this British royal family.< Less
A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second By Charles James Fox
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Beginning with the reign of Henry VII, the death of Charles II and the accession of James II, this text chronicles the happenings in England and Scotland during the early part of the reign of James... More > II and covers the following topics: From Henry VII to the year 1640--Meeting of Parliament--Redress of grievances--The commencement of the Civil War--Treaty from the Isle of Wight--The king's execution--Cromwell's power; his character--The Restoration--Dutch War--The Prince of Orange--The Habeas Corpus Act--Dissolution of Charles the Second's last Parliament--His tyranny in Scotland; Forfeitures of charters--Charles's death; Accession of James II--Money transactions with France--Severe persecutions--Scottish Parliament--English Parliament--Solicitude for the Church of England--Character of the Tories--Situation of the Whigs--His descent in Argyleshire--His execution--Monmouth's invasion of England--Battle of Sedgmoor--His preparations for death--His character.< Less
Famous Impostors By Bram Stoker
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Famous Impostors was Bram Stoker's fifth and final book of nonfiction. The book deals with the exposing of various impostors and hoaxes. It was first published in 1910 in the UK by Sidgwick &... More > Jackson, Ltd., London, and in the US by Sturgis & Walton Company, New York. This curious 1910 work, one of his last, is an amusing survey of the charlatans, rogues, and other practitioners of make-believe and delight us. With a cheerfully withering eye for their cons, Stoker introduces us to many famous fakers including: royal pretenders (such as Perkin Warbeck, who claimed King Henry VII's throne; Wandering Jew; John Law; Arthur Orton; Women masquerading as men; hoaxers; Chevalier D'eon; Bisley Boys, and others.< Less
Eleanor of Aquitaine: her timeline By Robert Fripp
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ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE: HER TIMELINE. Nearly three hundred line items trace Eleanor's extraordinary life, shifting allegiances and warring families (12 pp., 8.5" x 11" PDF). Two copyrighted... More > "portraits" interpret her carved stone bust at the Metropolitan Museum: 1/ on the front cover; and 2/ a forensic projection of Eleanor in old age. This TIMELINE supplements Eleanor's memoirs, POWER OF A WOMAN. MEMOIRS OF A TURBULENT LIFE: ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, by Robert Fripp (396 pp., printed Lulu POD edition; eBook versions available). RobertFripp.ca offers Eleanor resources: essays, excerpts, a readers' group guide, reviews and a shorter timeline.< Less
Power of a Woman. Memoirs of a turbulent life: Eleanor of Aquitaine By Robert Fripp
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Eleanor of Aquitaine brings her astonishing odyssey to life in POWER OF A WOMAN, her memoir of marriages to two warring kings, Louis VII of France, then England's Henry II. Eleanor recalls wars,... More > intrigues and ruthless diplomacy while confessing her loves, her hopes for her children and their fates -- wresting power from kings and popes while carving space for the feminine in history. Dry wit marks Eleanor's tale of her Court of Ladies and her mystique as the femme fatale of her day. Chicago's Margaret Schmidt calls Robert Fripp "a rare magician, a writer's writer." Read reviews, excerpts and Melissa Snell’s full-length review of this "enjoyable, enlightening book."< Less
Summoning Alice Keppel By Richard Grayson
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In the four whimsical and compelling tales of British and American history collected in SUMMONING ALICE KEPPEL, acclaimed short story writer Richard Grayson creates an alternative universe where King... More > Edward VII's mistress is worshipped as a goddess; where "Old Tippecanoe," President William Henry Harrison, is upstaged by a minor actor he considers a mere nuisance; where the madness of Cold War Defense Secretary James V. Forrestal has immense weird repercussions for decades; and where a 124-year-old New Jersey man hilariously explains the true story of the building of the Panama Canal.< Less
Summoning Alice Keppel By Richard Grayson
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In the four whimsical and compelling tales of British and American history collected in SUMMONING ALICE KEPPEL, acclaimed short story writer Richard Grayson creates an alternative universe where King... More > Edward VII's mistress is worshipped as a goddess; where "Old Tippecanoe," President William Henry Harrison, is upstaged by a minor actor he considers a mere nuisance; where the madness of Cold War Defense Secretary James V. Forrestal has immense weird repercussions for decades; and where a 124-year-old New Jersey man hilariously explains the true story of the building of the Panama Canal.< Less