By Lorraine Heath
"Lady Louisa longs to marry for ardour and love -- yet will she locate happiness within the fingers of the duke?
Lady Louisa Wentworth is aware she's going to by no means marry well--her family's impoverished property has ensured as a lot. Resigned to spinsterhood, the proud good looks has agreed to chaperone a tender American heiress who seeks a titled husband during the turbulent waters of London society.
The speeding Duke of Hawkhurst needs to marry wealth for the sake of his family members. This well-heeled younger American, pass over Jenny Rose, may do particularly properly. however the girl's infuriating chaperone turns out made up our minds to maintain them aside. And worse nonetheless, Hawk reveals himself way more interested in the intoxicating woman Louisa than to her blameless cost!
A romantic subterfuge is named for--as determined Hawk plots to attract the heiress right into a compromising place, making marriage a need. but if it's stunning Louisa as a substitute who falls into his sensuous net, this online game of hearts takes a passionate and such a lot unforeseen turn...
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18. The oriflamme was carried at Crécy by the seigneur de la Trémouille, who in fr 2662 appears below it and just in front of Philip VI (Trémouille’s arms were: or, a chevron gules, three eaglets azure; an eagle’s head is just visible on the surcoat of the figure placed in front of the French king). Representing Royalty in Some Manuscripts of Froissart’s Chroniques 17 19. Brussels Royal Library MS II 88, fol. 12, also contains the two juxtaposed scenes of Philip VI’s funeral and Jean II’s coronation, plus mourners, but the impact is not as dramatic as in Stonyhurst MS 1; the figures are less well executed, and the deployment of royal French heraldry is muted by comparison; nor are the Brussels manuscript fragments uniformly or consistently gallocentric, though the castle architecture is very similar to that in Stonyhurst MS 1 and Besançon MS 864.
See Damian-Grint (1999b: 349-67, esp. 353-58). See also the discussion of the word gloser in Möhren (1997: 139). 18. Chronique 27219-35 (the whole episode takes lines 27197-466). 19. At a very rough estimate, Benoît’s Chronique is over six times as long as its Latin originals. 20. For these topoi see Damian-Grint (1999a): purpose of history (94-98), praise of material (1035), and industria (123-31). 21. See Hunt (1979: 31); though Hunt also points out that ‘the metaphor is much commoner … in general contexts without reference to literary exegesis’ (see also 1979: 27, 29-31).
London & New York: Phaidon; 2nd edn 1969. 20 Peter Ainsworth ——— (1974). French Painting in the Time of Jean de Berry: The Limbourgs and their Contemporaries. 2 vols. London and New York: Thames & Hudson. Stratford, J. (1993). The Bedford Inventories: the worldly goods of John, Duke of Bedford, Regent of France (1389-1435). London: Society of Antiquaries of London. -H. (1986). ’ Romania 107: 282-368. Varvaro, A. (1994). ‘Il libro I delle Chroniques di Jean Froissart. ’ Medioevo Romanzo 19: 3-36.
A Duke of Her Own (Rogues and Roses, Book 1) by Lorraine Heath