Books tagged: henry ii

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Nostradamus, Man of Prophecies or Politics?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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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
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
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.
The King's Favourite Son (John Plantagenet Trilogy Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There was one mighty ruler in western Europe in 1166: King Henry II of England. When he quarrelled with his wife, the waves of dissension were felt throughout his dominions. Born into this maelstrom of events was his youngest son John, who became an object of emotional contention between his warring parents. This novel tells the story of the young John Plantagenet and is the first of a trilogy.
The Stain of Treason (John Plantagenet Trilogy Book 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 139,710. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Angevin Empire has been claimed by a new king, Richard, who intends to leave it to pursue a war in the middle east. His grieving younger brother, John, remains behind and wants to take the opportunity of making the new king pay for the death of their father. How much trouble can John cause, and what will the ultimate cost be to him?
Strongbow's Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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?