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Bless this house

Author: Norah Lofts
Publisher: Oxford : ISIS, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The house was built in the Old Queen's time - built for an Elizabethan pirate who was knighted for the plunder he brought home. It survived many eras, many reigns - it saw the passing of Cromwell and the Civil War. It became rich with an Indian Nabob and poor with a twentieth century innkeeper. It saw wars, and lovers, and death. Children were born there, both heirs and bastards. It had ghosts and legends and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norah Lofts
ISBN: 9780753175699 9780753175705 075317569X 0753175703
OCLC Number: 973596831
Notes: Originally published: London: Michael Joseph, 1954.
Description: 512 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Norah Lofts.

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The house was built in the Old Queen's time - built for an Elizabethan pirate who was knighted for the plunder he brought home. It survived many eras, many reigns - it saw the passing of Cromwell and the Civil War. It became rich with an Indian Nabob and poor with a twentieth century innkeeper. It saw wars, and lovers, and death. Children were born there, both heirs and bastards. It had ghosts and legends and a history that grew stranger with every generation. The house was Merravay - and its story stretched over four hundred years.

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