Watch the Lady

Watch the Lady THE QUEEN S GODDAUGHTER HER MOST TRUSTED MAID.ADULTRESS.ENEMY OF THE STATE.WHO IS THE REAL PENELOPE DEVEREUX Penelope Devereux Is A Legendary Beauty In The Court Of Elizabeth I, With A Smile That Would Light Up The Shadows Of Hell But It S Not Just Her Looks Which Have Won Her Favour With The Queen Wing Her Canny Instinct For Being In The Right Place At The Right Time, And Her Skilled Political Manoeuvrings Under The Guise Of Diplomacy, Have Rendered Her A Formidable Adversary To Anyone Who Stands In Her Path Including Elizabeth For Penelope Must Secure The Future Of The Devereux Dynasty At Whatever Cost Even Treason And The Queen, A Woman She Holds Responsible For The Death Of Her Father, The Exile Of Her Mother And Her Failure To Marry The One Man She Ever Truly Loved, Is Just One Pawn In A Deadly Game.Walking The Knife Edge Of Court, Whilst Ensuring That Her Reckless Brother Essex Remains The Only Star In The Queen S Firmament And Out Of The Tower Penelope Must Plan For The Inevitable Succession Of An Ailing Monarch But Her Secret Letters Of Friendship To A Foreign King One Who Has A Strong Claim To The English Throne Could See Her Illustrious Family In The Gutter And Her Own Head On The Block It Would Only Take A Single Mistake, A Slip Of The Tongue, An Intercepted Message For Penelope To Become The Architect Of Her Downfall.In A World Where Sister Is Turned Against Brother, Husband Against Wife, Courtier Against Queen, The Rules Of The Game Are Forever Changing.Discover The Truth In Elizabeth Fremantle S Stunning New Novel About An Extraordinary Woman Who Helped Change The Course Of England S History Forever.This Sumptuous Historical Drama Is Perfect For Fans Of Philippa Gregory, Hilary Mantel And Jessie Burton. Imagine Queen Elizabeth in all her splendour The world of England revolves around her The nobles vie for her favour Clever Thomas Cecil, he of the crooked spine, is determined to be acknowledged and even loved Who stands in his way Why, it is Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex who is the favourite of the queen He is also loved by the people, and they shout ESS EX, ESS EX But the queen doesn t take very kindly to anyone who crosses her Take for example Lettice Knollys, the mother of Ess Imagine Queen Elizabeth in all her splendour The world of England revolves around her The nobles vie for her favour Clever Thomas Cecil, he of the crooked spine, is determined to be acknowledged and even loved Who stands in his way Why, it is Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex who is the favourite of the queen He is also loved by the people, and they shout ESS EX, ESS EX But the queen doesn t take very kindly to anyone who crosses her Take for example Lettice Knollys, the mother of Essex She had the temerity to marry Robert Dudley, the great love of Elizabeth s life Well, that cost her banished from court for life Other ladies of the queen s entourage who erred ended up in the Tower The queen decides, and upon a whim lives are wrecked or hearts are broken So too that of beautiful Penelope Devereux, muse of poets and daughter of Lettice Of cours
The famed beauty Penelope Devereux, reported to be the muse of poet Robert Sidney, was born in 1563 She s the great grand daughter of Mary Boleyn by Henry VIII and her mother is Lettice Knollys who vexed Elizabeth I by marrying her favourite Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester after Penelope s father dies Her beloved brother is Robert, second Earl of Essex and she will support him in all his political endeavours, even the final one view spoiler which will result in his execution for treason The famed beauty Penelope Devereux, reported to be the muse of poet Robert Sidney, was born in 1563 She s the great grand daughter of Mary Boleyn by Henry VIII and her
Once again Elizabeth Fremantle fails to impress.Penelope Devereux, the sister to Robert, led a very exciting life during the Renaissance reign of Elizabeth I and I ve tried to read every book I could find about her.W
For many of us history buffs, the story of the Earl of Essex is well known, but not so much the story of his older sister , Penelope The author of this book expressed her desire to adhere to historical fact whenever possible, but she often had to resort to conjecture because so much is not known Having said that, I finished this book having developed great respect for the courage for this great lady of the Elizabethan age She had guts for sure She lived life by her rules I also realized I h For many of us history buffs, the story of the Earl of Essex is well known, but not so much the story of his older sister , Penelope The author of this book expressed her desire to adhere to historical fact whenever possible, but she often
This was another great read by Elizabeth Freemantle This time she delves into the later years of the reign of Elizabeth I by telling the story of Penelope Devereux, lady in waiting to Elizabeth and sister of Elizabeth s favorite of the time the second Earl of Essex, Robert Devereux.What I loved most about this novel was how the author was able to create
Watch the lady watch and waitLord Cecil admonishes his overeager sonWater hollows a stone, not by force but by falling often The lady in question is Penelope Devereux, a descendant of Mary Boleyn and therefore related to Queen Elizabeth I, and the object of Robert Cecil s wrath as he tries to thwart her and her brother Essex, convinced as he is that they are traitors to the Queen And plot and prod, they do, incessantly, inexorably, with dizzying highs succeeding dismal lows, the wheel oWatch the lady watch and waitLord Cecil admonishes his overeager sonWater hollows a stone, not by force but by falling often The lady in question is Penelope Devereux, a descendant of Mary Boleyn and therefore related to Queen Elizabeth I, and the object of Robert Cecil s wrath as he tries to thwart her and her brother Essex, convinced as he is that they are traitors to the Queen And plot and prod, they do, incessantly, inexor
What a wonderful book A fascinating look at the last 15 years or so of Elizabeth I s reign, a time that rarely receives attention, focusing on charismatic siblings and Elizabeth s favourites Penelope Devereux and the Earl of Essex. I ve given this an A B for narration and a B for content at AudioGals.Watch the Lady is a fascinating piece of historical fiction based on the life of Lady Penelope Rich, the sister of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex Penelope is widely believed to have been the inspiration for Sir Philip Sydney s famous sonnet sequence, Astrophel and Stella and her life was an unconventional one, to say the very least She was beautiful, possessed of a fine mind, took a keen interest in politics and, for a wo I ve given this an A B for narration and a B for content at AudioGals.Watch the Lady is a fascinating piece of historical fiction based on the life of Lady Penelope Rich, the sister of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex Penelope is widely believed to have been the inspiration for Sir Philip Sydney s famous sonnet sequence, Astrophel and Stella and her life was an unconventional one, t
2.5 Penelope Devereux, daughter of Lettice Knollys, the woman Queen Elizabeth I called the She Wolf for marrying the royal favorite, is pitted against the Essex faction s rival, Robert Cecil, in this panoramic Tudor narrative Penelope, beautiful, level headed and witty, makes a perfect waiting lady and voice for the out of favor Devereux family, though it is her brother who catches the Queen s attention.Robert Cecil, son of the Queen s most trusted advisor, Lord Burghley, has loathed Robert Dever Penelope Devereux, daughter of Lettice Knollys, the woman Queen Elizabeth I called the She Wolf for marrying the royal favorite, is pitted against the Essex faction s rival, Robert Cecil, in this panoramic Tudor narrative Penelope, beautiful, level headed and witty, makes a perfect waiting lady and voice for the out of favor Devereux family, though it is her brother who catches the Queen s attention.Robert Cecil, son of the Queen s most trusted advisor, Lord Burghley, has loathed Robert Devereux since childhood, when the latter joined in to bully the physically weak Cecil Thus an enmity existed when they each became an important fixture at court Penelope, ever her brother s champion, lead the family through the tangle of intrigues, deftly extracting herself from scand

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  • Paperback
  • 560 pages
  • Watch the Lady
  • Elizabeth Fremantle
  • English
  • 20 June 2018
  • 1476703124