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Mistress of the Monarchy

The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster Author: Alison WeirNonfiction, copyright 2010ISBN: 978-0-345-45324-2Publisher: Ballantine Books trade paperbacks, New York Katherine, daughter of the knight Paon (Pan, Payne, baptized Gilles) de Roet, granddaughter of Jean and granddaughter of Huon de Roet, a prominent family in Hainault (now Belgium), is worthy of the many books about […]

Martha Washington, An American Life

Author:  Patricia Brady ISBN: 978-0-14-303713-2‍ Published by the Penguin group ‍Patricia Brady uses her wonderfully vibrant description and down-to-earth writing style to get through the “frumpery” that has been imposed on Martha Washington, to bring out the wealthy, attractive, and much loved young widow who captured the heart of George Washington. The author brings us […]