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The lady of the rivers

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Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the great Englishman John, Duke of Bedford, uncle to Henry VI. Widowed at the age of nineteen she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her house hold for love, and then carved out a life for herself as Queen Margaret of Anjou's close friend and a Lancaster supporter - until the day that her daughter Elizabeth Woodville fell in love and married the rival king Edward IV. Of all the little-known but important women of the period, her dramatic story is the most neglected. With her links to Melusina, and to the founder of the house of Luxembourg, together with her reputation for making magic, she is the most haunting of heroines.

Item details

Added value:
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Author(s):
Philippa Gregory
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1st edition, 1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
184737459X
ISBN-13:
9781847374592
Number of pages:
502
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Title:
The lady of the rivers

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Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the great Englishman John, Duke of Bedford, uncle to Henry VI. Widowed at the age of nineteen she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her house hold for love, and then carved out a life for herself as Queen Margaret of Anjou's close friend and a Lancaster supporter - until the day that her daughter Elizabeth Woodville fell in love and married the rival king Edward IV. Of all the little-known but important women of the period, her dramatic story is the most neglected. With her links to Melusina, and to the founder of the house of Luxembourg, together with her reputation for making magic, she is the most haunting of heroines.

Added value:
dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
Philippa Gregory
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1st edition, 1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
184737459X
ISBN-13:
9781847374592
Number of pages:
502
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Title:
The lady of the rivers

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