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❰BOOKS❯ ✬ Elizabeths Rival Author Nicola Tallis – Coinfetti.co A kinswoman to Elizabeth I Lettice Knollys had begun the ueen’s glittering reign basking in favor and success  It was an honor that she would enjoy for two decades However on the morning of SeptembA kinswoman to Elizabeth I Lettice Knollys had begun the ueen’s glittering reign basking in favor and success  It was an honor that she would enjoy for two decades However on the morning of September 21st 1578 Lettice made a fateful decision  When the ueen learned of it the conseuences were swift Lettice had dared to marry without the ueen’s consent  But worse her new husband was Robert Dudle.

Y Earl of Leicester the ueen’s favorite and one time suitorThough she would not marry him herself Elizabeth was fiercely jealous of any woman who showed an interest in Leicester Knowing that she would likely earn the ueen’s enmity Lettice married Leicester in secret leading to her permanent banishment from court Elizabeth never forgave the new Countess for what she perceived to be a devastating.

elizabeths book rival free Elizabeths Rival ePUBY Earl of Leicester the ueen’s favorite and one time suitorThough she would not marry him herself Elizabeth was fiercely jealous of any woman who showed an interest in Leicester Knowing that she would likely earn the ueen’s enmity Lettice married Leicester in secret leading to her permanent banishment from court Elizabeth never forgave the new Countess for what she perceived to be a devastating.

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  1. Orsolya Orsolya says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBReaders of Elizabethan history are familiar with the figurehead of Lettice Knollys a kinswoman of Elizabeth Lettice became Elizabeth’s direct rival by marrying her royal favorite and husband in everything but name Robert Dudley Lettice lived a life of intrigue which than merits a


  2. Adrienne Dillard Adrienne Dillard says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBThree little words  When separate or combined with nearly any other words in the English language they seem innocuous  Downright innocent even When you string them together well that’s when they become the hardest words to say I was wrong  Yes you read that right  I was wrong  In my defense this brilliant new biography by Nicola Tallis wasn’t available when I was researching the illusive Lettice Knollys for my novel on her mother  In fact there was almost nothing out there on Lettice or her mother for that matter  What we did have often amounted to the worst kind of history the kind that we take as gospel without considering that it has been perverted by the writer’s own opinions and biases  Which


  3. Tony Riches Tony Riches says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBThe little I knew of Lettice Knollys created a picture of her as reckless perhaps even foolish in how she knowingly provoked the legendary fury of her friend and half sister? ueen Elizabeth but of course the truth is complicatedLettice can be admired for her courage risking everything for Robert Dudley although she might have sensibly avoided travelling with such an entourage that people mistook her for the ueenI'm also fascinated by her children who all have amazing stories in their own right Lettice's story could have ended in the Tower of London but instead she outlived three husbands her brother and sisters and of her six children that we can be sure of to die on Christmas day 1634 at the age of ninty oneNicola Tallis explains she was inspired to research and write this book after visiting Lettice's tomb Amazingly for such an important Tudor woman this is the first full biography of Lettice Knollys and I think


  4. Helen Carolan Helen Carolan says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBAn interesting read about Lettice Knollys the woman who managed to steal the earl of Leicester from under ueen Elizabeth 1st's nose Considering she lived a long life through an incredible period very little has been written about her before Here Tallis gives a wonderful account of a woman who was totally hated by the ueen and spent the whole of her marriage to the ueen's favourite banished from court Elizabeth had her revenge when she took Lettice's son the earl of Essex as her favourite and had him executed for treason after a


  5. Mike Shoop Mike Shoop says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBExcellent readable well researched biography of Lettice Knollys Elizabeth I's greatest romantic rival She was the ueen's own close kinswoman and even resembled her yet when Lettice dared to marry in secret in 1578 she incurred the wrath of the ueen especially be


  6. Sarah AF Sarah AF says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBThe sex scandal betrayal and political intrigue of the Elizabethan Era make the 21st Century look tame and tepid by comparison and that's just the lives one family


  7. Linda Linda says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBI thoroughly enjoyed this biography on Lettice Knollys Countess of Leicester who married Elizabeth I's favorite and gained her wrath for the rest of her life Looking forward to reading by this author


  8. G. Lawrence G. Lawrence says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBExcellent book well written and researched A treat for any Tudor fan


  9. Elizabeth VanDyke Elizabeth VanDyke says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBI've read a lot about Tudor England but I never was aware of Lettice Knollys's story She was connected to both the courts of Henry VII and Elizabeth I She was the granddaughter of Mary Boleyn Anne's sister and likely also the granddaughter of Henry VII though that was not acknowledged She looked just like Elizabeth with red Tudor hair and dark eyes She was 10 years younger than Elizabeth and grew up with her She was a great favorite at Elizabeth's court until she took as a second husband the ueen's favorite Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester Although Leicester was forgiven Elizabeth banned Lettice from her court forever and had great animosity toward her Lettice was married first to Walter Devereux with whom she had four children Her oldest son Robert Devereux became Earl of Essex and Elizabeth's favorite despite her wrath toward his mother Her daughters Penelope and Dorothy were great Elizabethan beauties as well Remarkably for


  10. Kumari de Silva Kumari de Silva says:

    PDF coinfetti.co ´ Elizabeths Rival PDF/EPUB ´ elizabeths book, rival free, Elizabeths Rival ePUBIf you love Tudor history you might find this interesting but if you are not a die hard fan I would not suggest starting here to understand the era Why not? Well for one there's not a lot of helpful footnotes There are carefully indexed notes that indicate source material but that's it that's all they record Which means if you're reading an exact uote like the one on page 22 written in the English of 5 centuries back and the language has changed or you come across a word you never heard before you're on your own to figure it out Francis Knollys for example is uoted as writing My will is good they cannot lack as long as I have it but there is no 'to be h


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