A Tapestry Of Queens: A Story Of Scotland's Struggle For Independence by Carol MilkuhnA Tapestry Of Queens: A Story Of Scotland's Struggle For Independence by Carol Milkuhn

A Tapestry Of Queens: A Story Of Scotland's Struggle For Independence

byCarol Milkuhn

Paperback | December 28, 2014

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A Tapestry of Queens gives us a view of three late 16th-century courts — England, Scotland, and by extension France — through the adventures of a heroine who is dressmaker/needlewoman to a succession of queens, from Katherine Howard to Catherine Parr, plus Marie de Guise to the north.

As Queen’s Mercer, responsible for the wardrobes of royalty, Cordelia Shelton has had the good fortune to serve three of Henry VIII’s wives. The execution of Kathryn Howard, however, has proven disastrous for Cordelia and her merchant husband, leaving Cordelia without a position at court and the family close to financial ruin.

Then, without warning, Cordelia’s world is turned upside down. Although Scotland and England are on the brink of war, Marie de Guise, wife of James V of Scotland, has requested Cordelia’s services as dressmaker. Cordelia’s journey to Edinburgh leads her into a world of international intrigue and betrayal as she seeks to befriend both Marie de Guise and Catherine Parr — the woman she realizes King Henry has chosen for his sixth wife. As the novel unfolds, Cordelia’s intelligence, resolution, and skill with a needle prove essential for her survival.

Long fascinated by the queens of sixteenth century Britain, Carol Milkuhn has explored this interest first through poetry and now in A Tapestry of Queens, through prose. Her prize-winning poems have appeared in The Copperfield Review, Vermont Literary Review, The Mountain Troubadour, and online at WinningWriters.com. A retired English ...
Title:A Tapestry Of Queens: A Story Of Scotland's Struggle For IndependenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:December 28, 2014Publisher:Bagwyn BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:086698805X

ISBN - 13:9780866988056

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