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Watch the Lady Penelope Devereux Is A Legendary Beauty In The Court Of Elizabeth, But It S Not Just Her Looks Which Mark Her Apart With Her Canny Instinct For Being In The Right Place At The Right Time And Her Skilled Political Manipulation, She Has Become A Formidable Adversary To Anyone Who Stands In Her Path And Now, Penelope Must Secure The Future Of The Devereux Dynasty At Whatever Cost Even Treason For The Queen Is Just One Pawn In A Deadly Game.



10 thoughts on “Watch the Lady

  1. says:

    Imagine Queen Elizabeth in all her splendour The world of England revolves around her The nobles vie for her favour Clever Thomas Cecil, he of the crooked spine, is determined to be acknowledged and even loved Who stands in his way Why, it is Robert Devereux, the Earl of


  2. says:

    The famed beauty Penelope Devereux, reported to be the muse of poet Robert Sidney, was born in 1563 She s the great grand daughter of Mary Boleyn by Henry VIII and her mother is Lettice Knollys who vexed Elizabeth I by marrying her favourite Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester a


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    Once again Elizabeth Fremantle fails to impress.Penelope Devereux, the sister to Robert, led a very exciting life during the Renaissance reign of Elizabeth I and I ve tried to read every book I could find about her.With such riches from which to mine when writing this book, Frema


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    For many of us history buffs, the story of the Earl of Essex is well known, but not so much the story of his older sister , Penelope The author of this book expressed her desire to adhere to historical fact whenever possible, but she often had to resort to conjecture because so much


  5. says:

    This was another great read by Elizabeth Freemantle This time she delves into the later years of the reign of Elizabeth I by telling the story of Penelope Devereux, lady in waiting to Elizabeth and sister of Elizabeth s favorite of the time the second Earl of Essex, Robert Devereux.What


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    Watch the lady watch and waitLord Cecil admonishes his overeager sonWater hollows a stone, not by force but by falling often The lady in question is Penelope Devereux, a descendant of Mary Boleyn and therefore related to Queen Elizabeth I, and the object of Robert Cecil s wrath as he tries t


  7. says:

    What a wonderful book A fascinating look at the last 15 years or so of Elizabeth I s reign, a time that rarely receives attention, focusing on charismatic siblings and Elizabeth s favourites Penelope Devereux and the Earl of Essex.


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    I ve given this an A B for narration and a B for content at AudioGals.Watch the Lady is a fascinating piece of historical fiction based on the life of Lady Penelope Rich, the sister of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex Penelope is widely believed to have been the inspiration for Sir Philip Sydney s fam


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    2.5


  10. says:

    Penelope Devereux, daughter of Lettice Knollys, the woman Queen Elizabeth I called the She Wolf for marrying the royal favorite, is pitted against the Essex faction s rival, Robert Cecil, in this panoramic Tudor narrative Penelope, beautiful, level headed and witty, makes a perfect waiting lady and voice fo


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About the Author: Elizabeth Fremantle

As a child I was the one in the corner with my nose in a book who wanted to be a writer, but with the onset of a turbulent adolescence I left school, under a cloud, aged fifteen with nothingthan a fistful of O Levels and a hapless sense that things would somehow work themselves out Eventually, after working in various dodgy dives I ve served grey scrambled eggs to squaddies at 5.30am I v As a child I was the one in the corner with my nose in a book who wanted to be a writer, but with the onset of a turbulent adolescence I left school, under a cloud, aged fifteen with nothingthan a fistful of O Levels and a hapless sense that things would somehow work themselves out Eventually, after working in various dodgy dives I ve served grey scrambled eggs to squaddies at 5.30am I ve served vintage champagne to raucous hoorays I ve pulled pints for all and sundry I managed to find myself, much in the way Forrest Gump always landed on his feet, working as a dogsbody on a fashion magazine Over a decade, I worked for titles such as Vogue, Elle and The Sunday Times and contributed to many others Marriage took me to Paris, a stint at French Vogue and the birth of my two gorgeous children but divorce saw me back home in London where I have happily remained Fuelled by frustration with a fashion world that does no favours to women, I decided to complete my truncated education as a mature student which led, in a long and roundabout way with many frustrating impasses, to my fulfilling that childhood dream to become a novelist Elizabeth has a first in English and an MA in creative writing from Birkbeck, University of London She has contributed to various publications including The Sunday Times, Vogue, Vanity Fair, The Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal She also reviews fiction for The Sunday Express


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