The Match Of The Century

Author: Cathy Maxwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388622
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In New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell's glittering new series, wedding bells are ringing… until the return of a rake throws a bride's plans— and heart—into a tailspin Every debutante aspires to snag a duke.

A Date At The Altar

Author: Cathy Maxwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388665
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New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell’s glittering Marrying the Duke series continues—Twice he has been close to the altar and still no duchess.

Women And Marriage In Nineteenth Century England

Author: Mrs Joan Perkin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134985649
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1807 of a runaway match: 'Miss Jackson is married to young Mr. Gunthorpe and
is to be very unhappy. He swears, drinks, is cross, selfish and brutal: the match
makes her family miserable and has occasioned him being disinherited' (Austen
Letters, 1932). Heiresses, however, generally married whom they wished:
Frances, Lady Shelley told of agreeing in 1805 to marry Randal Wilbraham, a
cousin of Lord Skelmersdale, but when he tried to seal my resolve with a kiss, the
truth flashed ...

Paston Letters And Papers Of The Fifteenth Century

Author: Norman Davis
Publisher: Early English Text Society
ISBN: 9780197224212
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... and despite their later clash of interests, and the ill-will of some members of the
Duke's council, he always preserved a relation of a special if uneasy kind with
him and the Duchess.1 The young men's preoccupation with the cares of estate
was agreeably interrupted in 1468 by their journey to Bruges in Princess
Margaret's retinue when she married the Duke of Burgundy. John II may have
owed his place to his acquaintance with Anthony Woodville, Lord Scales, brother
of the Queen.

New Perspectives On Delarivier Manley And Eighteenth Century Literature

Author: Aleksondra Hultquist
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317196929
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The most important change is Manley's inclusion of the duchess's premarital
history;20 Painter's version opens with the duchess already married to the Duke
of Sauoie, and the circumstances leading to the marriage are not explicated.
Importantly ... Her father laments the match even while he carries it out: “by
inevitable Reasons of State, I was constrained to sacrifice thee” to the duke, “who
is chill'd, with the Frost of seventy Winters” and who will unhappily “pluck the fair
Fruit of Youth.

Sex Scandal And Celebrity In Late Eighteenth Century England

Author: M. Kinservik
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230604803
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Years later, Walpole told a friend that one room of the house sported a hole from
a pistol shot, adding “I have heard formerly that she used to terrify the Duke of
Kingston in that manner, with threatening to murder him or herself.”6 Thomas ...
At that time, there was talk of the duke's marrying Lady Diana Spencer, the
daughter of the Duke of Marlborough ... As one correspondent put it, the match
ceases to be talked of and his mistress is said once more to have resumed the

The Staffords Earls Of Stafford And Dukes Of Buckingham

Author: Carole Rawcliffe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521216630
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When, on 28 February 1464, Edward IV purchased the wardship and marriage of
Henry, second Duke of Buckingham, from the first Duke's executors, he may
already have intended him as a husband for Elizabeth Wydeville's younger sister,
Katherine.1 The match took place some months before Henry and his brother
became members of the new Queen's household in August 1465, and is said to
have ...

The Seventeenth Century Literature Handbook

Author: Marshall Grossman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444390117
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The duke'smurderous brother in the historical account becomes,in Webster's play
, Vittoria'sbrother Flamineo, who, out of ambition, encourages the match with the
duke, whomhe serves assecretary. In the play, itis Flamineo who murders
Vittoria's husband to facilitate her marriage to DukeBrachiano. LikeVittoria,
Flamineo becomes an unexpectedly complex character whose ambition and
cunning are mitigated bymoral complexity and the cynical sense ofa poorman
who hasbeen ...

The Three Richards

Author: Nigel Saul
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781852855215
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Isabel, the other daughter, was married to Richard's brother, George, duke of
Clarence. The match was arranged by Edward IV himself, very much at the
brothers' own prompting. The two men, ambitious and competitive, were both
keen to acquire a large landed estate. As younger sons, they needed to provide
themselves with a good income. Edward's desire to accommodate them followed
the time-honoured policy of his predecessors. For centuries, kings had provided
for their ...