Books tagged: history 1600s

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Ottoman Fermans
Series: History. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
The word Ferman is derived from a Persian infinitive meaning to command, to order and denotes a degree, edict or a sovereign’s sign. As a term, Ferman is a written command bearing a sultanic tuğra (cipher) issued in connection with the awarding by the ruler of an appointment or position and an indication of the accompanying duties and responsibilities.
Mary Queen of the Scots: A Play in Three Acts
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The tragic story of Queen Mary Stuart comes to the stage in this compelling period drama focusing on her life, loves, and reign. Perfect for community theatre and educational settings. Includes timeline and bibliography. Run time: 60-80 minutes.
La mejor de mis vidas
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lorena es una periodista a la que le ofrecen una oportunidad, que cambiará su vida completamente. Mientras tanto en el París de 1672 surge un acontecimiento artístico que marcará un antes y un después en nuestra historia. Una historia apasionante de vidas paralelas, contada por medio de personajes que te harán reír, llorar, soñar, crecer y te acercarán a descubrir el amor verdadero.
The Quantum Mechanic: The Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,250. Language: American English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Historical
" Imagine wanting what you can't have and risking all just to have it?" David wants what he can't have … Love! – He risks everything and discovers the Secret... With the secret comes the birth of a Nation. It come at a price...with its own Secret! It is a Jackpot a radical group wants badly - at any price! David has to unveil the secret to save his girl, or lose all. THE SCENE IS SET TO EXPLO
Why did the Northern Rebellion in 1569 fail in comparison to other Tudor rebellions?
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
This book will analyse the Northern Rebellion of 1569 that occurred during the reign of Elizabeth I, it will assess why it failed, this will be done through a comparison with the Pilgrimage of Grace of 1536 during Henry VIII's reign that was successful, and other rebellions in the Tudor period.
Queen Jane July 10 - 19 1553 – The Road To The Throne
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
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This book will assess the early years of the 1550’s during the later years of King Edward VI’s reign and the ensuing constitutional crisis that resulted in Lady Jane Grey’s accession as Queen which lasted only nine days and the crowning of Mary Tudor as Queen in July 19 1553. It will be looking at Jane's accession to Queen, her marriage to Guildford and her relationship with Northumberland.
I, John Culpepper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
John Culpepper was born into a privileged childhood, expected to follow family tradition—attend law school and serve in Parliament. John, however, had different desires. He longed to captain a ship, to hear the snap of the sails, and taste the salt on his lips. He would have to risk being disinherited. He would ultimately be forced to choose between the woman he loved and his mistress—the sea.
A Pirate's Legacy: Return of the Brethren
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In book six of A Pirate's Legacy, the Dolphin rejoins Hogshead Shaver to free the old pirate's family kidnapped by Lord Chudleigh. To complicate matters, the Dolphin's son sneaks aboard ship to prove he is no longer a child. Adventure, death, and secrets are aboard the Raven as they sail through the Caribbean as the Dolphin must find a way to free the hostages and keep his son alive.
The Hard Price of Freedom
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
Mary Dyer, Friend of Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
Mary Dyer was the first woman in America executed for her religious beliefs, but her death started a revolution no one could stop. Learn how this humble Quaker woman brought religious freedom to the colonies and became an international civil rights hero.