Books tagged: henry ii

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Nostradamus, Man of Prophecies or Politics?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Essay » Sociology
Here are some articles I wrote during the last years, about Nostradamus, and how his prophecies maybe were not prophecies at all, and how they are still used to go into politics. Did Nostradamus foresee the election of Barack Obama and the End of the World in 2012? Was Nostradamus the author of the Prophecy of Orval and are some of his quatrains containing a code to locate the Bourbon War Chest?
on the Trail of the Real St George
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
The Captive Heiress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A tale of young love, set against the seething times of the dynamic King Henry II and his feisty wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. An orphaned heiress, torn from her home at age nine, becomes the ward of an earl and later King Henry II. Her only friend during her long captivity is a penniless squire who cannot even afford a horse and armor. Is it possible they will ever be together?
Rhuddlan
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Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Strongbow's Wife
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
She was 14 when her father gave her in marriage to a foreign warrior in return for the restoration of his kingdom. Her daughter would marry a man who served three English kings and ended his life as Regent. What was it like to be Strongbow's wife and, later, his widow? Could she forgive her father or his arch-enemy O'Rourke? What became of her after Strongbow's death?