The Woodville Connection

The Woodville Connection There are many stories with which I weary my greedy visitors but there is one I never shall tell While it pleases me to confide this tale to my good friends quill and parchment I have instructed the

  • Title: The Woodville Connection
  • Author: K.E. Martin KathyMartin
  • ISBN: 9781783030026
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Hardcover
  • There are many stories with which I weary my greedy visitors but there is one I never shall tell While it pleases me to confide this tale to my good friends quill and parchment, I have instructed the stout, dumpling cheeked widow who sees to the comfort of my house to feed my scribblings to the flames the moment I breathe my last I do not doubt that she will obey my ordeThere are many stories with which I weary my greedy visitors but there is one I never shall tell While it pleases me to confide this tale to my good friends quill and parchment, I have instructed the stout, dumpling cheeked widow who sees to the comfort of my house to feed my scribblings to the flames the moment I breathe my last I do not doubt that she will obey my order since I have bought her loyalty with gold and soft words, and in any case the woman is unlettered and has little interest in my ramblings Thus I would have it I am the last survivor of those who took part in the Plaincourt Manor affair and I have vowed to take that secret to my graveThe illegitimate child of a penniless knight and a woman of easy virtue, Francis Cranley is abandoned by his mother when his father is killed in battle bravely fighting for the esteemed House of York Realizing the babe faces certain death without his intervention, the Duke of York decides to repay his dead knight s loyalty by saving the child, taking him in and raising him at Middleham Castle alongside his own children, including the youngest, Richard of Gloucester, to whom he grows particularly attached, displaying an unswerving loyalty from an early age.Capable, quick witted and handy in a fight, Cranley is chosen by Gloucester to untangle a mystery that arrives at the castle one wintery December morning in the guise of an old soldier on the run Accused of murdering a child, the man begs Gloucester to help him prove his innocence Years ago he saved the Duke s life and now he hopes the favour will be returned Gloucester wants to help, but he cannot be seen to aid a man wanted by the King s justices, since the King is his beloved brother So he turns to Cranley, who then embarks on a journey that puts his life in mortal danger as he uncovers dark secrets and is pitted against powerful enemies uncomfortably close to the throne.A tale of intrigue, mystery and high drama set against the backdrop of one of the most dramatic episodes in English history, this debut novel from Kathy Martin draws upon her skills as a historian to vividly recreate the landscapes of England that played host to such events.

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    1. The illegitimate Francis Cranley’s father was killed in battle fighting for the Duke of York. The Duke then took in the boy, Francis, who grew up alongside his own son, Richard of Gloucester. Francis and Gloucester become loyal friends, and when an old soldier (who once saved the Duke’s life) arrives at the castle one wintry morning, accused of murdering a child, Gloucester turns to Cranley for help in proving the man’s innocence.I found The Woodville Connection to be an easy-to-read medie [...]


    2. The Woodville Connection by K E MartinSet at Christmas 1472, Francis Cranley, musician and close friend of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, is sent on a challenging and dangerous mission when a disfigured fugitive arrives at Middleham Castle. This well-written, exciting historical mystery keeps the reader guessing to the last as it romps along with breath-taking speed. The research is meticulous; details of food, furnishings and fashions bring medieval England to life, yet none of this interferes wi [...]


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