Wife to Henry V

Wife to Henry V A novel about Catherine of Valois youngest daugter of Charles the Mad of France and Isabeau of Bavaria beautiful powerful and reputedly a most wanton woman of the time

  • Title: Wife to Henry V
  • Author: Hilda Lewis
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A novel about Catherine of Valois, youngest daugter of Charles the Mad of France and Isabeau of Bavaria beautiful, powerful and reputedly, a most wanton woman of the time.

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    2 thoughts on “Wife to Henry V

    1. Hilda Winifred Lewis n e Maizels, 1896 1974 was a British writer.She wrote a noted children s book, The Ship that Flew 1939 which concerns Norse mythology and time travel It was republished in the Oxford Children s Modern Classics series in 1998 Her three YA books, including the well received The Gentle Falcon, are available for Kindle and iBooks.Several of her historical novels, e.g I am Mary Tudor 1972 , received attention Most of her work is now out of print Wife to Charles II and I, Jacqueline are available in The Book People s historical fiction paperback collection The Witch and the Priest 1956 about the seventeenth century Lincolnshire witch trials is well worth reading, even second hand in the freely available but lurid Dennis Wheatley paperback Library of the Occult format.

    2. I couldn't wait to begin reading this 300+ page book of historical fiction about Catherine Valois, Queen of England, but it never came to life for me. Hilda Lewis has done excellent research when it came to this novel but it sometimes read more like a book of history rather than historical fiction. Catherine d'Valois led a very interesting life and Lewis covers all stages of her life story.Catherine was a French princess, daughter of the mad king Charles and his wanton Queen Isabeau of Bavaria d [...]

    3. A somewhat different look at Catherine de Valois, the original matriarch of the Tudor dynasty. A good contrast to The Queen's Lover by Vanora Bennett. This Catherine is a lot less sensitive and more calculating.

    4. Catherine of Valios gave Henry two crowns and an heir. After his death she married Owen Tudor and they began the line of Tudor kings and queens.

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