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I, Jacqueline

I, Jacqueline

  • Title: I, Jacqueline
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  • ISBN : 9780752445649
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 352 pages

A historical fiction that presents the life and loves of Jacqueline of Hainaut, thrice married, thrice imprisoned and ransomed the extraordinary 15th century life of a woman who endured the power politics of the courts of England, Burgundy, and France.

Author Hilda Lewis

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 M

I, Jacqueline Reviews (10)

  • While reading HF books set during the Hundred Years War, Jacqueline of Brabant was always a peripheral character that I was curious to learn about.I, Jacqueline, was a well researched effort by one of my favorite authors Hilda Lewis and richly deserves a 5 star rating.Jacqueline was heir to her fat [..]

  • Perhaps Jacqueline of Hainault had many good qualities and achieved much in real life I don t know if that is the case, but it wasn t my impression from reading this novel I found her quite tiresome The actual words are never used, but a woe alas woe is me attitude permeates this novel Eventually I [..]

  • Jacqueline s father is lying on his deathbed and tries to counsel his only child As his heir, she will have to face down those who want to claim her lands as their own, namely her two uncles, John the Pitiless of Bavaria and John the Fearless of Burgundy A life of misery is before her a struggle for [..]

  • I, Jacqueline centres around the true story of a girl of 16 left to rule parts of what is now The Netherlands and Belgium when her father dies It is set in the 15th century, a time when Europe seemed to run out of male heirs to their thrones but would not accept autonomous female rulers The young la [..]

  • Dutch translation of I, Jacqueline 4 4.5, perhaps even 5 stars.Jacoba van Beieren was an awesome lady, and everyone with an interest in history should read her story it will however help to read up about this period of time a little bit, if you haven t already, before you start reading the book the [..]

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