Sun In Splendour

Plaidy, Jean

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Reckoned by those about him to be the most handsome man in the country, Edward the Fourth has risen to the throne with the help of Warwick, the kingmaker. But even Warwick’s advice can’t convince the King to ignore his passion for the beautiful widow Elizabeth Woodville and when she refuses to become his mistress the two are married.

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Reckoned by those about him to be the most handsome man in the country, Edward the fourth has risen to the throne with the help of Warwick, the kingmaker. But even Warwick’s trusted advice cannot convince the King to ignore his passion for the beautiful widow, Elizabeth Woodville – and when she refuses to become his mistress the two are married.

Beloved of the people, Edward proves himself to be a strong king, but his love of luxurious living soon begins to impact on his royal duties. Despite his mistresses, Elizabeth is loyal to the illustrious king, providing him with many children, among them Edward the fifth and Richard Duke of York. But Edward lived recklessly and on his death an incident from his past comes to light that will change the course of history …

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Weight 330 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 30 mm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

467

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K