Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kate Huntington’s The Captain’s Courtship

We have a small used book store in my community. I love to frequent local merchants and being in a book store is nearly as divine as being in a library. Surround me with books, and I am a happy … Continue reading

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Royal Princesses – Part VI – George III’s Descendants – Princess Amelia

Princess Amelia was born on 7 August 1783, at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, the youngest of George III and Queen Charlotte’s fifteen children, as well as the only of her siblings born at Windsor Castle. Called “Emily” by her affectionate father,  Amelia was … Continue reading

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Royal Princesses – Part V – George III’s Descendants – Princess Sophia

Sophia Matilda was born on 3 November 1777, the twelfth child and fifth daughter of George III and Queen Charlotte. She was equally as beautiful as Mary and likely more intelligent. Sophia is said to have been the people’s favorite. … Continue reading

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Royal Princesses – Part IV – George III’s Descendants – Princess Mary

Princess Mary was born, on 25 April 1776, at Buckingham Palace. Mary was christened on 19 May 1776, in the Great Council Chamber at St. James Palace, by Frederick Cornwallis, The Archbishop of Canterbury. Her godparents were Landgrave Frederick of Hesse-Cassel (her … Continue reading

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Matthew Macfadyen to Take Lead in Tale of Jack the Ripper

Having tackled the Tudors, the BBC is taking on the Yorks and the Lancasters in what promises to be an epic BBC1 drama about the War of the Roses. In a twist on the male-dominated lens through which history is frequently viewed, … Continue reading

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Cheryl Bolen’s “With His Lady’s Assistance” – Book 1 in Regent Mysteries

“With His Lady’s Assistance” is the first book in Cheryl Bolen’s Regent Mysteries Series. It is only available in eBook format: Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble’s Nook, and Smashwords. If you are unfamiliar with Ms. Bolen’s works, you writes for … Continue reading

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The Six Princesses – Part III – Princess Elizabeth

The Princess Elizabeth was born at Buckingham Palace on 22 May 1770. Her parents were the reigning British monarchs, George III and Queen Charlotte. Frederick Cornwallis, the Archbishop of Canterbury christened her in the Great Council Chamber at St. James … Continue reading

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