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The People's Queen

AuthorVanora Bennett

NarratorLucy Scott

Duration19h 27m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Historical Novels

PublisherOakhill Publications

VersionUnabridged

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Fourteenth century England. The country is in turmoil. The King is in debt to the City, and the old order had broken down. The King's mistress, Alice Perrers, becomes the virtual ruler of the country. Dislaked and despised by the Black Prince, her strong connections to the merchants maker her a natural ally for the King's ambitious second son, John of Gaunt. Together they create a powerful position for one of his henchmen, Geoffrey Chaucer. In this moment of opportunity, Alice throws herself into her new role and the riches that lay before her...

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