Cavalier: A Tale of Chivalry, Passion, and Great Houses

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William Cavendish was a gifted horseman, prolific womaniser and skilled diplomat. Famously defeated at the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644, he went into a long and miserable exile before returning to England in triumph on the restoration of King Charles II to the throne in 1660. But this is not just the story of that one remarkable man and the courtly world of King Charles I and his Cavaliers. More than that, Lucy Worsley brings to life the complex and fascinating household hierarchies of the seventeenth century, painting a ...

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Cavalier: A Tale of Chivalry, Passion and Great Houses
2007, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571227037

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Cavalier: A Tale of Chivalry, Passion, and Great Houses
2007, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781596913585

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