The King's Concubine by Anne O'Brien

By Anne O'Brien

Background paints her as a low-born, unattractive, greedy and grasping girl who used her place of energy with King Edward merely for her personal ends. This attractive novel rewrites perceptions and brings us Alice Perrers as you've by no means visible her before!

Taken from the gutter through the Queen of britain and given a task a lot above her station, Alice can forget about the jealous whispers if it capability she's one step closer...to changing into an individual. a lady of history.

Like no different lady of the court docket, convinced, daring and forthright, the notorious Alice Perrers quickly reveals herself within the course of the King himself. yet is she pushed through strength, politics or love? Her enemies wish her banished. The King wishes her as his mistress. Alice is at the street to infamy and there's no turning again.

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Wilton remembered a San Antonio hailstorm that undid Carver. Hailstones rained down a foot deep and made a terrifying sound on their tin-roofed house. The world was surely coming to an end. Years later, CF recalled that during the storm six-year-old Carver “rushed to the center table . . ’” Wilton never forgot the sight of Carver tugging on his mother’s skirt, as she frantically told her boy she had to shut the swinging shutters. ” The family had a good laugh over Carver’s panic, but the incident also reflects the terrifying impact fundamentalist Baptists could have on children, who heard a good deal about the Lord’s punishment and very little about His forgiveness.

Already attracted to the stage, Carver sang “Your Star on the Flag” at a school assembly on February 25, 1921, and appeared in a school play, At the Photographers, on March 9, 1923. He was popular with girls, who did not want to have parties without him. ” they would ask Wilton, who acknowledged his brother’s good looks. Carver always picked the prettiest girl to go out with, and he was—as Wilton put it— devoted to his choice, while Harlan seemed always to have several girls on hand. Dana remembered Uvalde fondly.

Bushman and Beverly Bayne. By the end of the year, Long was upping the ante against the Baptist church by exhibiting The Rosary, “a play that bears the highest endorsement of every religious body, carrying with it, as it does, a moral lesson that is appreciated by all faiths. ” The counterattack began on January 18, 1917, at the mid-winter revival meeting. “Large numbers have been saved” and the churches “made strong and aggressive,” the Rockdale Reporter announced. CF did his part by issuing a call: “The pastor wants you to come and let’s have a great choir.

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