Mistress of the king

a novel by Richard Sumner

Publisher: Jove/HBJ Book in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 523 Downloads: 700
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Statementby Richard Sumner
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 830 vol. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination523 p.
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24509720M
LC Control Number97822193

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The King's Mistress & A Triple Knot grew out of the deep research for her Owen Archer series. The first is a biographical novel about Alice Perrers, the second about Joan of Kent, two fascinating women in the court of King Edward III/5.

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Pompadour was the first woman to hold an official title of maîtresse-en-titre, or official mistress to the King of France (and since the monarchy fell with the next king, she was also one of the Author: Becky Little. Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings by Alison Weir Like nearly everyone of my generation, I soaked up a good deal of cinematic royal lore through films like Anne of a Thousand Days (whose title role was memorably played by Canada’s own Genevieve Bujold) or TV series such as “The Six Wives of Henry VIII,”to name only a couple of many.

In the English court, a royal mistress was a woman who was the lover of the King. She may have been taken either before or after his accession to the throne. Although it generally is only used of females, by extrapolation, the relation can cover any lover of the monarch whether male or female.

“THE KING’S MISTRESS is an extraordinary novel, exquisitely detailed, epic in proportion, and as lush as the fabrics Emma Campion’s Alice Perrers chooses for the queen.” –Kate Emerson, author of Secrets of the Tudor Court: Between Two Queens.

I loved this book. I like when an author takes historical fact (as well as people) and can write a good story around it (think Philippa Gregory novels). There really was a Alice Perrers and it was believed she was the King's mistress.

It kept my interest, the narration was superb, the story compelling. I highly recommend this one. The information about The King's Mistress shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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The King's Mistress is Emma Campion's debut novel. She has read and researched medieval history for many years, having studied for a Ph.D in Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Literature. She also writes historical crime novels under the name of Candace Robb.

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Mary Boleyn: Mistress of Kings is a biography that constantly reminds its readers how little is known about its subject. The mistress of King Francois I of France and King Henry VIII of England and the sister of Anne Boleyn, one of England’s most controversial queens, did not keep a diary and was the author of only two surviving letters.

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Scholars and contemporaries alike have deemed her a manipulative woman who used her great beauty and sensuality to take advantage of an aging and increasingly senile king.

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