White Rose, Dark Summer

White Rose Dark Summer The outbreak of the Wars of Lancaster and York

  • Title: White Rose, Dark Summer
  • Author: Eleanor Fairburn
  • ISBN: 9780450014505
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • The outbreak of the Wars of Lancaster and York, 1449 1461.

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    1. AKA Catherine Carfax and Emma Gayle Eleanor Fairburn was born in the west of Ireland She was educated at St Louis Convent and studied Art in Dublin After a period of time spent near the Welsh Marches, reading Welsh literature and meeting Welsh people, she settled in Yorkshire, where she lives with her husband, Brian, and her daughter, Anne.

    2. A thirty-eight-year-old Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, his wife Duchess Cecily Neville (notoriously known throughout the kingdom as The White Rose) and their young children arrive in the Bay of Dublin to take up the post of Lord Lieutenant. The green island of Ireland, though part of England by conquest, three hundred years earlier, has been sorely neglected. Wars and turmoil in the east with England’s French possessions (Normandy and other coastal regions) has kept all eyes focused in the [...]

    3. I originally read this book back in the 1970s. In fact, my copy is that old paperback I bought way back when. The book tells the story of Richard, Duke of York and his wife, Cecily Neville. It is the second in a series (the other volumes of which I don't have) and begins with Richard and his family heading to Ireland, being directed to go there by the king, the ineffectual Henry VI. There, Richard gets things under control, and the book then follows his becoming Lord Protector when Henry VI has [...]

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