• Sir Quinlan and the Swords of Valor: The Knights of

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    The stakes for her are higher than an emotion, as you will see in this excerpt. “I have something to give you,” Bertrada said. I, Claudius: I, Claudius covers the life of Claudius and the Julio-Claudian Dynasty of the Roman Empire. It would be difficult to deny, however, that many working historians adopt Collingwood’s intuitivism rather than the Hempelian nomothetic deduction. A well written book on castles, knights, arms and armor.
  • The Perfect Fool

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    The three children in her charge were found running wild in the woods, and are now living in a barn on the estate of Lord Frederic Ashton. I have found a few excellent authors who are harnessing word and story craft, but I am also always grimly watching the line to see what is coming down it. It's set in Savonarolan Florence, and she lived here while researching it -- well, actually, as her partner researched (most of) it, as she -- as a woman -- was not allowed in to the convent of San Marco.
  • The Edge on the Sword

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    Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Britanniae, written in 1137, introduced the Arthurian legend to continental Europe. Image from www.artilim.com Finding out about medieval peasants can sometimes be tricky. Luckily, I have SF and HF to take me away from it all. Rotten pimp, we shall chase you from your house. A reference to Goethe also occurs in Cather's next novel,, which appeared in 1925. Once the victim was inside, the doors were closed.
  • King Arthur (Oxford Illustrated Classics Series)

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    She does not fit among the ladies who serve the devout queen. Latour's name indicates the presence of this layering: the aesthetic ideals of Walter Pater, whose final novel was titled (1888), about a Frenchman in the Middle Ages. The author replied no and graciously pointed out that my novel had a double duke in it (seriously: he had 2 dukedoms. She might not have become known as the wife who ‘survived’ had she not had the sense to wait.
  • Ivanhoe (Annotated): A Romance

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    Catherine also had a strong cultural impact on Britain – she popularized tea drinking at a time when coffee was the preferred beverage of the aristocracy. 5) Queen Victoria (1819-1901) Queen Victoria discovered Scottish culture through the novels of Sir Walter Scott and developed a strong affinity for Scotland. Josephus, even if he knew of the slaughter of the innocents, would have deemed this episode unimportant in light of all the other monumental events going on at the time of the death of Herod the Great, thus not including it in his writings.
  • The Secret of the Alchemist: The Fate of the Stone Trilogy

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    Seitzer, Durham County Library, NC): Provides author, title, summary of each of 24 biographies of historical fiction. Since Duke Hugh’s stores of grain were better maintained, they weren’t contaminated with ergot. Other good thing was that people were interested in the History genre. All the other characters who appear in the novel are fictional. This is obviously challenging for authors, who wish to follow in the footsteps of Hilary Mantel and earn a booker prize together with income from a much acclaimed televised series and a live play on Broadway, staged by the Royal Shakespearean Company.
  • Green Jasper

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    In this is evident not only in the sherry motif and in "the usual Prohibition lament" that comes with "the cocktails" before dinner(107) but also in St. THE QUEEN'S VOW, my novel about Isabella of Castile's youth and tumultuous rise to power, is out today in paperback! And the presence of Houses of Templars and Hospitallers in every country worked in the same direction of establishing an "international" Chivalry throughout Europe. Civil Servant David Fitzgerald, a spy for the Resistance and University friend of Frank’s, is given the mission to rescue Frank.
  • The Lady of Rhuddesmere

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    From Loughborough, the 15th day of June, To my very good lord, my lord the Earl of Shrewsbury. I did enjoy them though, and actually wound up thinking this might have been a better project had they just approached it with academic essays instead of trying to make them into fictional short stories. Early Grand Manan history focuses on the lives of a group of United Empire Loyalists—New Englanders chiefly—who fought on the royalist side and after the Revolutionary War took refuge in what remained of Britain's empire to the north.
  • Roland Wright: Brand-New Page

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    Paperback ~ 264 pp. ~ $13.95 with 5% discount, $13.25 "They've sent a mere boy to fight against me!" roared the giant Goliath, as he caught sight of David across the valley. "Am I just a dog?" Canmore does to Macbeth what Macbeth did to Duncan. It is possible that in following Bartley's struggles Cather was drawing on the insights of William James, whose "devoted disciple" she had been during her Pittsburgh days (Seibel 202). And then there was disease (principally influenza), which, to the consternation of those wishing to view the war dead as evidence of American martial ferocity, claimed roughly the same number of lives (about 55,000) as German bullets and shells (Stallings 375-81).
  • Ransom for a Knight (The Nautilus Series)

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    Series includes "Love and War", "Crown of Destiny" and "Fall From Grace". "Saxon Stories" (aka "Uhtred" and "Warrior Chronicles") series of 8 +? by Bernard Cornwell. The chapter "How Christmas Was Drunk at the Court of Harold Bluetooth" is an absolute classic, along with the line "Now he's finished pissing", uttered by a man returning from having taken a brawl outside and throwing his bloody sword on the table. Set during the events of the early 1930s ("Five Year Plan", Ukraine famine, Great Purge, Sergey Kirov's murder, "Stalin's Children") through the events of 1943 (Soviet Union turned the tide of WWII against Nazi Germany).