The Match Of The Century

Author: Cathy Maxwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388622
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In New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell's glittering new series, wedding bells are ringing… until the return of a rake throws a bride's plans— and heart—into a tailspin Every debutante aspires to snag a duke.

Women And Marriage In Nineteenth Century England

Author: Mrs Joan Perkin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134985649
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1807 of a runaway match: 'Miss Jackson is married to young Mr. Gunthorpe and
is to be very unhappy. He swears, drinks, is cross, selfish and brutal: the match
makes her family miserable and has occasioned him being disinherited' (Austen
Letters, 1932). Heiresses, however, generally married whom they wished:
Frances, Lady Shelley told of agreeing in 1805 to marry Randal Wilbraham, a
cousin of Lord Skelmersdale, but when he tried to seal my resolve with a kiss, the
truth flashed ...

A Date At The Altar

Author: Cathy Maxwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388665
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New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell’s glittering Marrying the Duke series continues—Twice he has been close to the altar and still no duchess.

Womankind In Western Europe From The Earliest Times To The Seventeenth Century

Author: Thomas Wright
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... marry the duke, but she sends to her lover, who meets her at night in the
garden of her father's castle, carries her ofi' to his own territory, and there marries
her, As it appears from this story, the father still claimed the absolute right of
disposing of his daughters. In the Roman du roi Flore et dc la belle Jeanne, of the
commencement of the thirteenth century, we are told of a knight who had a
beautiful daughter, named Jeanne, and a faithful and favourite esquire named
Robin, to whom he ...

Resurrecting Elizabeth I In Seventeenth Century England

Author: Elizabeth Hageman
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838641156
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As Steven May points out, for example, seventeenth-century writers tended (or
chose) to forget that Elizabeth thought seriously about marrying the Duke of
Anjou, a French Catholic; that she severely punished John Stubbes and his
publisher for arguing against the match; and that she entered into war against
Spain only reluctantly. Late in the century, in novels imported from the Continent,
translated into English, and rewritten for stage productions such as John Banks's
Island Queens, ...

Sex Scandal And Celebrity In Late Eighteenth Century England

Author: M. Kinservik
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230604803
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Years later, Walpole told a friend that one room of the house sported a hole from
a pistol shot, adding “I have heard formerly that she used to terrify the Duke of
Kingston in that manner, with threatening to murder him or herself.”6 Thomas ...
At that time, there was talk of the duke's marrying Lady Diana Spencer, the
daughter of the Duke of Marlborough ... As one correspondent put it, the match
ceases to be talked of and his mistress is said once more to have resumed the
ascendant.

The History Of The House Of Nassau Continued From The Tenth Century Its Earliest Known Origin Down To This Present Time With Regard To That Branch Of It That Came Into The Succession Of Orange

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Consents to his Neice's Marrying the Prince, cre. 227, and 228. Sends Duras to
France, 237. Calls a New Parliament, 238. Makes fresh Equivocations. 247. ... He
dies. D t 255 Illenburg, the antient Residence of the Nassaus. 19 Deuxponts,
Duke of, assists the Hugonots. 26 Is slain. 37 Dutch, Towns and Provinces ...
Proposes a Match with the Princess Mary to the King, 226, and 227. And
concludes it. ibid. D'Albeville, King fame's Envoy at the Hague, endeayours to
prevent provelt's ...

Paston Letters And Papers Of The Fifteenth Century

Author: Norman Davis
Publisher: Early English Text Society
ISBN: 9780197224212
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John III served with Norfolk in the north in the campaigns of 1462-4, and despite
their later clash of interests, and the ill-will of some members of the Duke's
council, he always preserved a relation of a special if uneasy kind with him and
the Duchess.1 The ... uncle, William Paston II, made an impressive match by
marrying Lady Anne Beaufort, daughter of the Duke of Somerset who had been a
strong opponent of Richard of York and had been killed at the first battle of St.
Albans in 1455.

The Twentieth Century

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He promptly replied that the best plan would be to approach the Duke of Wurtem-
burg, who had favoured the match when originally proposed, and he promised to
leave Strasburg in search of the Duke the following day. ... he lightly alluded to
the Queen's relations with the Lord Robert Dudley — over which there had been,
in Germany, much shaking of heads — and assured the Duke that, while rightly
gracious to so loyal and noble a subject, she had not the least idea of marrying
him, ...

The Nineteenth Century

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He promptly replied that the best plan would be to approach the Duke of Wurtem-
burg, who had favoured the match when originally proposed, and he promised to
leave Strasburg in search of the Duke the following day. ... he lightly alluded to
the Queen's relations with the Lord Robert Dudley — over which there had been,
in Germany, much shaking of heads — and assured the Duke that, while rightly
gracious to so loyal and noble a subject, she had not the least idea of marrying
him, ...