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The people's queen

Author: Vanora Bennett; Lucy Scott
Publisher: Bath [England] : Oakhill Pub., ℗2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fourteenth century England. The country is in turmoil. The King is in debt to the City, and the old order had broken down. The King's mistress, Alice Perrers, becomes the virtual ruler of the country. Disliked and despised by the Black Prince, her strong connections to the merchants make her a natural ally for the King's ambitious second son, John of Gaunt. Together they create a powerful position for one of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Named Person: Edward, King of England; John, of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster; Edward, King of England; John, of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Vanora Bennett; Lucy Scott
ISBN: 9780857352897 085735289X
OCLC Number: 752930085
Notes: Compact discs.
Complete & unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Lucy Scott.
Description: 16 audio discs (19 hr., 26 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Vanora Bennett.

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"Fourteenth century England. The country is in turmoil. The King is in debt to the City, and the old order had broken down. The King's mistress, Alice Perrers, becomes the virtual ruler of the country. Disliked and despised by the Black Prince, her strong connections to the merchants make her a natural ally for the King's ambitious second son, John of Gaunt. Together they create a powerful position for one of his henchmen, Geoffrey Chaucer. In this moment of opportunity, Alice throws herself into her new role and the riches that lay before her"--Container.

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