By Rosemary Goring
Patrick Paniter used to be James IV's right-hand guy, a diplomatic genius who used to be answerable for the weapons on the disastrous conflict of Flodden in September 1513 during which the English annihilated the Scots. After the dying of his king he's plagued by guilt as he relives the occasions that resulted in conflict. whilst Louise Brenier, daughter of a rogue sea dealer, asks his assist in checking out if her brother Benoit used to be killed in motion, it's the least he can do to salve his moral sense. no longer happy with the inside track he brings, Louise units off to determine the reality herself, and rapidly falls foul of 1 of the lawless clans that rule the ungovernable borderlands. After Flodden is a singular concerning the outcomes of the conflict of Flodden, as obvious during the eyes of a number of characters who both had a hand in bringing the rustic to warfare, or have been profoundly plagued by the end result. there were only a few novels approximately Flodden, regardless of its significance,and none from this angle. It's a racy event, combining political intrigue and romance, and its readership might be a person who loves ancient fiction, or is drawn to the historical past of Scotland and the turbulent, ungovernable borderlands among Scotland and England.
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Cole's studies were not limited to natural history, and he also delved into matters of history, theology, and philosophy. 11 Cole was a highly respected scholar in his own community, and a published author who wrote a wide-ranging assortment of treatises popular enough to be reprinted and translated, including a work in praise of the study of plants, a description of the plague in London, and religious texts. A devoted student of history, Cole transformed his knowledge of ancient Roman festivals into a useful political tool when he helped to design the Dutch Church's festivities celebrating the coronation of England's new king, James I, in 1603-4.
Its ornate appearance was an indication to the potential buyer of the grandeur and costliness of the publication. Reproduced with the permission of the Henry E. Huntington Library. Living on Lime Street 17 nomic system for plants, which he had developed along with Pierre Pena in the Stirpium adversaria nova (1571). Garret complained that Gerard's new Herball was not in fact new at all. Instead, it had been cobbled together — not terribly effectively—by combining L'Obel's work with a translation of a well-known Flemish herbal by Rembert Dodoens that most who were interested in the subject already owned.
Behind high walls and through great gates were gardens and a tennis court, and everywhere there was an audible hum of activity. Lime Street's numerous surgeons and apothecaries welcomed patients into their shops and sent apprentices and servants scurrying into nearby markets for supplies. Members of the Pewterers' Company walked the street to enter their guild's hall for ceremonial dinners and to attend meetings. Artists and builders took a shortcut down a small alley on the west side of the street and ended up in the Leaden Hall, whose attics were used to construct and store props and scenery for City pageants and festivals, high above the main floor where the more mundane business of weighing wool and grain took place.
After Flodden by Rosemary Goring