The Queen Dowager: Lady Elfrida: England’s First Queen The King’s Mother Book 2

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#ad - Raised in the shadow of a strange little building and told from a very young age that it housed the bones of the long-dead kings of Mercia, it's little wonder that my curiosity in the Anglo-Saxons ran riot. Forever. The queen dowager is the second part of a trilogy. Suggested reading order:the king's MotherThe Queen DowagerOnce A QueenPraise for The King's Mother.

An excellent read about a strong, intelligent woman!!" Amazon Reviewer"Loved every minute of the series couldn't put it down. Amazon reviewer"porter manages to create a lifetime story out of a few charters and genealogies. Failure risks exile. I can only blame my parents!I write A LOT. Desperate to be welcomed back to court, she risks all to make an ally of England’s Viking enemy.

The Queen Dowager: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen The King's Mother Book 2 #ad - You've been warned! And of course the Anglo Saxon Chronicles. Six years of political ostracism has brought Lady Elfrida low. No woman had ever held so much power and lost it on the whim of her son, the king. Amazing!!!" amazon reviewer"Such a good insight to the time and people and the real game of thrones. Amazon reviewerabout the authori'm an author of fantasy viking age/dragon themed and historical fiction Anglo-Saxon, Vikings and the British Isles as a whole before the Norman Conquest, born in the old Mercian kingdom at some point since the end of Anglo-Saxon England.

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Once a Queen: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen The King's Mother Book 3

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#ad - Amazing!!!" amazon reviewer"Such a good insight to the time and people and the real game of thrones. Amazon reviewerabout the authori'm an author of fantasy viking age/dragon themed and historical fiction Anglo-Saxon, Vikings and the British Isles as a whole before the Norman Conquest, born in the old Mercian kingdom at some point since the end of Anglo-Saxon England.

But she must face one more trial to ensure the future of England. Raised in the shadow of a strange little building and told from a very young age that it housed the bones of the long-dead kings of Mercia, it's little wonder that my curiosity in the Anglo-Saxons ran riot. Tasked with raising her grandchildren, Lady Elfrida understands the honour her son has endowed her with, even while it forces her to stay distant from the day to day running of the court.

Thelred, free of all meddling influences from his youth, takes steps to undo his childish mistakes, and Æthelred, but despite the success of the peace accord with King Olaf of Norway, England is still a too tempting target for Raiders keen to make their fortune, even now, is not the warrior king his father was.

Once a Queen: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen The King's Mother Book 3 #ad - As the years' pass, not diminished, lady Elfrida appreciates that her power and influence has grown, as she holds the key to the future in the shape of her grandsons and granddaughters. I can only blame my parents!I write A LOT. The final book in the king's Mother trilogy - the story of Lady Elfrida, England's first queen.

Lady elfrida is restored to the royal court, and to her son and his ever-growing family. And this one might just be impossible to surmount for England’s first queen, dowager queen, and now, the grandmother of the future of the House of Wessex.

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The King's Mother: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen

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#ad - She’s ensured her twelve-year-old son has become king, despite the gruesome murder of his predecessor and half-brother. Amazing!!!" amazon reviewer"Such a good insight to the time and people and the real game of thrones. Amazon reviewerabout the authori'm an author of fantasy viking age/dragon themed and historical fiction Anglo-Saxon, Vikings and the British Isles as a whole before the Norman Conquest, born in the old Mercian kingdom at some point since the end of Anglo-Saxon England.

You've been warned!Find me at www. Mjporterauthor. Com and @coloursofunison on twitter. Raised in the shadow of a strange little building and told from a very young age that it housed the bones of the long-dead kings of Mercia, it's little wonder that my curiosity in the Anglo-Saxons ran riot. Resentful of her continuing influence, Lady Elfrida faces banishment from Court with both fierce determination and acquiescence.

The King's Mother: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen #ad - The king's mother is the first part of a trilogy. Suggested reading order:the king's MotherThe Queen DowagerOnce A QueenPraise for The King's Mother. An excellent read about a strong, intelligent woman!!" Amazon Reviewer"Loved every minute of the series couldn't put it down. Amazon reviewer"porter manages to create a lifetime story out of a few charters and genealogies.

While many blame the king’s mother, she looks to two rival noblemen as the real perpetrators.

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Kingmaker: England: The Tenth Century

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#ad - Her mother won’t even allow her to be alone with him before their wedding. But an old man will not live forever. Lost to the mists of time, this is Queen Eadgifu’s story, Kingmaker. The tenth century series suggested reading order:the lady of Mercia's DaughterA Conspiracy of KingsKingmakerThe King's DaughtersPraise for The Lady of Mercia's Daughter"An excellent book, intrigue, action, betrayal it has it all.

That he’s the son of king alfred, the man credited with saving Wessex from the Viking Raiders adds no mystique to him at all. Many say he’s handsome, but Eadgifu knows they speak of the man twenty years ago. I write a lot, you've been warned. Find me @coloursofunison or at www. Mjporterauthor. Com or at www.

Kingmaker: England: The Tenth Century #ad - Earlofmercia. Wordpress. Com where i blog about books and films and sometimes, writing! Very engaging story I found difficult to put down. Amazon reviewermeet the authorAuthor of historical fiction Anglo-Saxon/Viking and fantasy. He also hopes to claim Mercia as his own.

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The King's Daughters: England: The Tenth Century

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#ad - The tenth centurythe king's DaughtersThe fourth book in the series of interconnected, standalone novels. Four women, all with impeccable pedigrees, and all desiring one thing. It took me 3 days to read this book, I had difficulty putting it down. Amazon reviewer"this brilliant fictional -, or maybe true - account about events in England's dark ages gripped me for hours.

Amazon reviewer"i loved the historical background and the way the Author describes scenes. I write a lot, you've been warned. Find me @coloursofunison or at www. Mjporterauthor. Com or at www. Earlofmercia. Wordpress. Com where i blog about books and films and sometimes, writing! A kingdom of their own to rule. They are the granddaughters of King Alfred of Wessex, but the kingdom they desire is not that of their grandfather’s founding.

The King's Daughters: England: The Tenth Century #ad - These are the unknown stories of king Athelstan’s half-sisters, all wed into the royal families of East and West Frankia during the tenth century. Eadgifu, with her son’s kingdom claimed by another man, the exiled queen of West Frankia, her husband imprisoned by yet another of his overmighty nobles.

Eadhild, wed to the son of the man who usurped her nephew’s kingdom, but with no heirs to her name.

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The First Queen of England Part 3: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen: The Tenth Century

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#ad - Interesting journey into pre-Norman Conquest England. Amazon reviewermeet the authorm j porter is an author of historical fiction Early English/Viking and fantasy. Her genaeology and succession charts in the back are especially informative. I love my history favourite authors Jean Plaidy & Philippa Gregory I think anyone who wants to start reading some history stories could not go wrong starting with this book.

Amazon reviewer"the first queen Of England’ is the first instalment of Elfrida’s story. This is a really well-written book, based on sound research and good knowledge of the historical context of the story. Amazon Reviewer"M. Elfrida is a sympathetic character and the reader looks to see her have a good outcome as the story unfolds.

The First Queen of England Part 3: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen: The Tenth Century #ad - J. Lady elfrida, has cemented her position both as queen and wife to the king, the first crowned Queen of England, Edgar. I write a lot, you've been warned. Find me @coloursofunison or at www. Mjporterauthor. Com or at www. Earlofmercia.

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The First Queen of England Part 2: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen: The Tenth Century

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#ad - Lady elfrida is queen of England, her husband enamoured of her, and her supporters many and varied. Her genaeology and succession charts in the back are especially informative. This is a really well-written book, based on sound research and good knowledge of the historical context of the story. Amazon Reviewer"M.

Porter definitely did her research homework, which is challenging when it comes to writing about an age before printing presses and widespread book distribution. I love my history favourite authors Jean Plaidy & Philippa Gregory I think anyone who wants to start reading some history stories could not go wrong starting with this book.

The First Queen of England Part 2: Lady Elfrida: England's First Queen: The Tenth Century #ad - Amazon reviewer"the first queen Of England’ is the first instalment of Elfrida’s story. J. I write a lot, you've been warned. Find me @coloursofunison or at www. Mjporterauthor. Com or at www. Earlofmercia. Wordpress. Com where i blog about books and films and sometimes, writing! Even when she has accomplished all that she can for the king, a tragedy robs her of her joy and influence, and once more she must toil to retain her position as the first Queen of England and mother to the king’s heir.

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THE PRINCESS NUN: Mary, Daughter of Edward I Medieval Babes: Tales of Little-Known Ladies Book 5

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#ad - Leaving her wayward life behind, she retires to spending a quiet life in Amesbury Priory where she decides to have a chronicle written on the life of her family - a book that exists today. For the first time, she is uneasy about the future. It soon becomes obvious she is never going to make a good nun! Never forgetting that she is a princess by birth, the feisty gambler travels around England, living the high life at daddy's expense, and acquiring numerous other bad "habits" .

. Including being linked romantically to the Earl of Surrey, John de Warenne. When her father the king becomes ill and dies, the crown goes to Mary's brother Edward II and the travelling nun attends his disastrous Coronation, rubbing shoulders with the hated Piers Gaveston. Sent into a convent at the age of six, Mary daughter of Edward I, decides to make the best of a bad situation.

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A Conspiracy of Kings: Sequel to The Lady of Mercia's Daughter: England: The Tenth Century

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#ad - It took me 3 days to read this book, I had difficulty putting it down. Amazon reviewer"i loved the historical background and the way the Author describes scenes. Lady Ælfwynn has taken her mother’s place as the Lady of Mercia, to the displeasure of her Uncle in Wessex, and against his efforts to subvert it.

King edward, and this time, and finds a willing accomplice where none should exist, casts his eye longingly over Mercia, the threat to Lady Ælfwynn is not as easy to defeat. This is the continuing story of Lady Ælfwynn, the granddaughter of King Alfred, begun in The Lady of Mercia's Daughter. The tenth century suggested reading order;the Lady of Mercia's DaughterA Conspiracy of KingsKingmakerThe King's DaughtersPraise for The Lady of Mercia's Daughter"M.

A Conspiracy of Kings: Sequel to The Lady of Mercia's Daughter: England: The Tenth Century #ad - J. This brilliant fictional -, or maybe true - account about events in England's dark ages gripped me for hours. It is essential reading for lovers of epic tales about warrior princesses. Amazon reviewer"an excellent book, intrigue, action, betrayal it has it all. Porter has delivered a genuinely un-put-downable story about a real heroine whose fate you will not guess an I will not tell.

I write a lot, you've been warned. Find me @coloursofunison or at www. Mjporterauthor.

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Viking King: England: The Second Viking Age Earls of Mercia Book 9

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#ad - Only then Leofric learns something that might change everything. Earl godwine earns the king’s greatest enmity but earl leofric, is still left in a compromised situation when it’s Mercia that struggles to pay the king’s exorbitant taxes, protected from the worst of Harthacnut’s actions, and even his wife is forced to protest Harthacnut’s harsh treatment of his new subjects.

This promises to be a very good series of which I can't wait for the next instalment. Amazon reviewer"intriguing, well-written stories about the early days of Great Britain between Alfred the Great and William the Conqueror. I can only blame my parents!I write A LOT. At the time Athelred was King. The story is written from the perspective of one the emerging Earl's who sits on the Witan counsel.

Viking King: England: The Second Viking Age Earls of Mercia Book 9 #ad - Raised in the shadow of a strange little building and told from a very young age that it housed the bones of the long-dead kings of Mercia, it's little wonder that my curiosity in the Anglo-Saxons ran riot. Furious that his despised half-brother was given the crown on the death of their shared father, Harthacnut vows to take his revenge on the English and their earls, a relationship he denies, in any way he can.

Harthacnut is king, but a king too long absent from England and reliant on his advisors from Denmark rather than the English earls who’ve long held their positions.

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The Lady of Mercia's Daughter: England: The Tenth Century

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#ad - Inexplicably she is also exposed to the south, Ælfweard, and uncle eye her position covetously, where her cousin, their ambitions clear to see. This is the unknown story of Ælfwynn, the daughter of the Lady of the Mercians and the startling events of late 918 when family loyalty and betrayal marched hand in hand across lands only recently reclaimed by the Mercians.

Betrayal is a family affair. 12th june AD918. When there was little love, and even less honesty and the words of a sword were likely to be heard far more loudly than those of a king or churchman, noble lady’s daughter or Viking rogue. It took me 3 days to read this book, I had difficulty putting it down. Amazon reviewer"i loved the historical background and the way the Author describes scenes.

The Lady of Mercia's Daughter: England: The Tenth Century #ad - This brilliant fictional -, or maybe true - account about events in England's dark ages gripped me for hours. Thelflaed, lady of the Mercians and daughter of Alfred the Great, is dead. Lfwynn, has been bequeathed her mother’s power and status by the men of the Mercian Witan but knows she is vulnerable to the North of her kingdom, the niece of Edward, king of Wessex, exposed still to the retreating world of the Viking Raiders from her mother’s generation.

The tenth century suggested reading order;the Lady of Mercia's DaughterA Conspiracy of KingsKingmakerThe King's DaughtersPraise for The Lady of Mercia's Daughter"M. J. I write a lot, you've been warned.

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