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The Prince and the Quakeress (Georgian Saga, #4) by Jean Plaidy

the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

After a potential engagement to Sarah Lennox falls through, he marries Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He understands that he must marry and produce heirs to the throne, but he can't seem to grasp the concept of marrying a member of the aristocracy. There are even some who declare that Hannah Lightfoot never existed. After a potential engagement to Sarah Lennox falls through, he marries Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books; the best-known, apart from Plaidy, are 56 million and 3 million.

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The Prince and the Quakeress by Jean Plaidy · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

The Prince of Wales develops a deep affection for a beautiful quakeress, Hannah Lightfoot, who catches his eye as he is riding through the streets. A very good first edition copy, signed by the author. . I greatly enjoyed this look at one of my favorite eras! Their love is set against abackdrop of manipulative and self-seeking courtiers who would attempt to usetheir knowledge of the Prince's secret romance with this young quakeress fortheir personal gain. Lord Bute takes him under his wing, and begins to implant his designs in the young Prince, which are not considerably harmful to England, but are against the foreign policy and empire expansion ideas of the leading man, William Pitt. Bookseller: , Cornwall, United Kingdom. This Jean Plaidy's novel, set against a backdrop of political intrigues andaristocrats jockeying for power, tells the story of a young, idealisticPrince of Wales and his deep and abiding affection for a beautiful, youngquakeress, Hannah Lightfoot, who happened to catch his eye one day while hewas riding through the streets.

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the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

Hannah has little personality and disappears halfway through the book, never to be seen or heard from again. She, a commoner, would go against all herbeliefs for his love, and he, a future King of England, would flout thosewho would try to control him in order to be with this woman whom he lovedwith the ardor and devotion of the very young. Many of her readers under one penname never suspected her other identities. No one can be absolutely certain of what took place. A first meeting is arranged, leading to several more, and eventually they discreetly marry in a secluded house where they live as man and wife. There is also the Reynolds portrait at Knole. A first meeting is arranged, leading to several more, and eventually they discreetly marry in a secluded house where they live as man and wife.

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the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

Original dust jacket good, with some general wear and rubbing, chipped to head of the spine some old water-staining to the rear panel and underside, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Previous owners name and address sticker to inside cover. She is prepared to betray her beliefs for him, just as he is willing to defy the desires of various courtiers for her. She is prepared to betray her bel. Eventually, his mother's lover Lord Bute uncovers the affair and Hannah mysteriously disappears. Suffice it to say that Plaidy uses most of Lindsey's conjectures in her novel.

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the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

The affair was helpt along by unscrupulous people and the result was that after her marriage to the bridegroom whom he family had found for her, Hannah escaped to live in the lonely house at Tottenham where George could visit her. The Good An amusing frolic through a highly dubious historical footnote. Theirs would be a love that would disappear into thefootnotes of history, until the author wove it into this absorbing andpoignant account of a forbidden, first love that would have historicalimplications. Historical Accuracy This is the big one. It takes many liberties with history, in other words, but it's all in service of showing us a different side of the Mad King: once upon a time he was young, innocent, shy, maybe not too bright, and a romantic at heart.

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The Prince and the Quakeress by Jean Plaidy · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

I have based my findings on the available evidence and the character of the King; and I think my version has a good chance of being the true one as any other. Historical Accuracy This is the big one. So when he meets a beautiful young puritan, he sees nothing wrong with courting her. There is also the Reynolds portrait at Knole. It is extremely well written, with an air of mystery about it. She is prepared to betray her beliefs for him, just as he is Young and idealistic, the Prince of Wales develops a deep affection for a beautiful quakeress, Hannah Lightfoot, who catches his eye as he is riding through the streets.

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review: The Prince and the Quakeress

the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

Bookseller: , United Kingdom London: Robert Hale, 1968. Although Plaidy cites several sources,this book struck me as being a fictionalized version of just one: John Lindsey's The Lovely Quaker. Eventually, his mother's lover Lord Bute uncovers the affair and Hannah mysteriously disappears. Surely his beloved mother would want him to marry for love? It's worth the read just for that. George Percival Hibbert was a British author of about 200 historical novels, most of them under the pen name which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death. She is prepared to betray her beliefs for him, just as he is willing to defy the desires of various courtiers for her.

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review: The Prince and the Quakeress

the prince and the quakeress plaidy jean

Young and idealistic, the Prince of Wales develops a deep affection for a beautiful quakeress, Hannah Lightfoot, who catches his eye as he is riding through the streets. Surely his beloved mother would want him to marry for love? This book takes a charming and well-debunked legend,. Young George is malleable, honest and earnestly wishes to do well by his people. After a potential engagement to Sarah Lennox falls through, he marries Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. No one can be absolutely certain of what took place.

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