Stitch Sampler jPlease see my review on com The idea of History in a Nutshell books really is a wonderful idea It is wonderful to read a book thatust gets straight to the point "WITHOUT ANY WAFFLING THAT TENDS TO "any waffling that tends to away from the subjectAdrienne Dillard has meticulously researched her subject and it shows Fresh from having done a fiction book on Catherine Carey daughter of one of history s greatest mysteries Mary Boleyn niece of the enigmatic ueen Anne Boleyn and first cousin to one of England s most successful Mary Boleyn niece of the enigmatic ueen Anne Boleyn and first cousin to one of England s most successful Elizabeth I Catherine is a woman of much debate was she Henry VIII s daughter and therefore half sister to her first cousin as well Adrienne presents both sides of evidence to this The book examines Catherine s life what we truly know about her from the few surviving records which show her to have had a loving marriage and an extremely close relationship with her cousin and royal mistress whom she served faithfully even to the co Ok yeah Adrienne Dillard is my favourite historical historical fiction author it s official After reading the raven s widow I had to buy her two other books this and Cor Rotto which i did and am extremely happy I have to be honest in saying that I didn t know much about Catherine Carey but this tiny book was perfect in getting the gist of her life and to do further research into her Now onto Cor Rotto and then hoping that Adrienne comes out with another novel soon Honestly I don t know a lot about Catherine Carey And she s fascinating Out of Mary Boleyn s two children she s the most
to be Henry VIII s I m in the camp that she Henry s child ust that he didn t claim her as his because she s a girl If I remember correctly it was a slight to a man s masculinity to have female children So it makes sense that he claimed Henry Fitzroy but didn t claim Catherine Carey Besides Mary was married for a rea. MadeGlobal's History in a Nutshell Series aims to give readers a good grounding in a historical topic in a concise easily digestible and accessible way Catherine Carey in a Nutshell examines the life of Catherine Carey daughter of Mary Bo.
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#To Illustrate And I Adore #illustrate and I adore Carey alsoThere was a confusing part in the middle about the number of children It seemed the auhor was going to list them after an but then a narrative ensued which did list them but not in a list Other than that I have no complaints and am hoping for Adrienne Dillard provides fine historical detail which backs up her hypotheses and I recommend this book for others who read about this troubled tim. N ueen Adrienne Dillard author of the best selling novel Cor Rotto A Novel of Catherine Carey brings together what is known about one of ueen Elizabeth I's most trusted and devoted ladies for the first time in one concise easy to read boo. Son So any children could be passed off to William CareyAlso I need to read about Catherine s life Not a lot about her from what I understand but I definitely want to read the fiction book Adrienne Dillard wrote about her Cor Rotto A Novel of catherine carey with how interesting this book Catherine Carey With how interesting this book and how much research I could tell Ms Dillard did I d love to read her fictional interpretation of Catherine On par with what I expect with the in a nutshell series Kind of a shame we don t know Not sure if I believe she is Henry s or not I like that the author addressed this but did not continue to harp on it in the further examination of Catherine s life Full review to comeSee my full review on my blog at or wwwFacebookcomAllTheBookBlogNamesA For basic information about this historical figure you couldn t get any better than this title Dillard presents as much factual information as possible based on the records available and does ensure that those things that are speculative are presented as such It is very frustrating for historians when authors present inferred information as factual this was avoided Not a lot of material is available on Catherine s whereabouts but using the unusual premise of Catherine s pregnancies to determine the travel and living arrangements of her and her family was not academically off putting Although there is a profusion of Henry s to keep track of Dillard does as well as possible keeping them straight There was only one place near the end where she mentions two Henry s in a paragraph in a confusing manner A small price to pay for the chance to have some background filled in on Henry Carey Catherine s brotherDillard s strong representation of the loving relationship between Catherine and her husband Francis Knollys is hard to resist In a time period of arranged marriages to have a couple truly committed to one anoth. Leyn from the controversy surrounding her paternity through her service to Henry VIII's ueens the trials of life in Protestant exile during the Tudor era and the triumphant return of the Knollys family to the glittering court of the Virgi. .