Henry VII once warned his son, the future King of England, not to trust Thomas More; years later that same son made More his confidante and advisor. But the allegiance is dangerously one-sided. A family man, lawyer and writer, More''s ambitions are humble, whilst Henry''s are endless. As More''s career at court rises so too does his religious fervour, much to the concern of his eldest daughter, Meg. She is torn between her heretic husband and the secrets her father has confided in her, and..
Edward the Second''s first act on coming to the throne is to recall Piers Gaveston from exile, and the new king''s devotion to the shrewd and avaricious young man soon becomes a..Описание
Married to Ferdinand after continual fears and disappointments, Isabella triumphed over every dangers, convinced of her true destiny. With the might of Portugal humbled, the..Описание