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The Young Lion [electronic resource]
The Young Lion [electronic resource]
d'Alpuget, Blanche2019
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Queen Eleanor of France, said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe, has not been able to give birth to an heir. A strategic liaison with Geoffrey the Handsome, the virile and charming Duke of Normandy, could remedy that – or lead to her downfall and Geoffrey's death. What begins with cool calculation becomes a passionate affair. Despite his love for Eleanor, however, Geoffrey has larger plans: to help his warrior son, Henry, seize the English throne. When Henry saves his father from discovery and execution by the French, he falls foul of Eleanor – and madly in love with her Byzantine maid. Should he become King of England, however, this dazzling woman will never be acceptable as his queen. These intertwined relationships – heated, forbidden and perilous – are the heart of a vivid story of ambition, vengeance and political intrigue set in the glorious flowering of troubadour culture, mysticism and learning that is 12th-century France.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Bolinda audio, 2019
Collation:
1 online resource (1 audio file)
Series:
Birth of the Plantagenets ; 1
ISBN:
9780655638216
Language:
English
BRN:
2975247
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