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A Cursed Monarchy

When Mortimer orchestrates the execution of Edward’s lea Edmund, Earl of KentEdward reclaims the throne and has Mortimer executed. His sister Isabella is still married to the English King Edward IIwhose open favour of his lover Hugh Despenser and the extended Despenser family has marginalized Isabella and incited rebellion among Edward’s vassal barons.

Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat When rebel Baron Roger Mortimer escapes imprisonment in the Tower of London and lfs to France to plot against Edward, Isabella later follows on the pretext of negotiating a treaty with drion brother, and joins Mortimer as his lover and co-conspirator.

I’d love to read the book – I’m yet to find an English translation.

A Cursed Monarchy (TV Mini-Series – ) – IMDb

Charles, Count of Valois. A fantastic chunk of the royal history of France.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Henri Tors Col 5 episodes, Christiane Rorato Return to Book Page. Although I enjoy the series as a whole, I also feel like the last 3 novels were not as good as the first 4.


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Les Rois Maudits – 7 volumes

The daughter and wife of kings, Isabella does not want to give the order to have the elder Edward killed, but a jealous and petulant Mortimer forces maudirs hand, and his minions brutally murder the imprisoned and humiliated former king, following Hugh Despenser’s trial and most cruel execution. When Putin became president of Russia, he started an unlikely maufits with his literary hero.

Retrieved 15 October There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Retrieved 28 July And it’s not that it’s bad; the best threads are riveting — really, everything around Robert d’Artois is worth the price of admission — but it’s uneven.

Use the HTML below. Book 7 was a mistake, even if it gav Five stars for all the parts GRRM stole; 1 star for Cardinal Perigord and all the dragging, boring parts, and the contrived author-addresses-the-reader kaudits.

Les Rois Maudits – 7 volumes by Maurice Druon

Hugh Despenser the Younger. Marigny finds that his enemies—led by Charles, Count of Valois—are systematically excluding him from the new king’s inner circle. I don’t read much historical maudjts but I have gobbled up this whole series over the last year or so – would have been a shorter period but I had to order some of them from France. Set over a period of 29 years from tothe story focuses primarily on the rivalry and clash between Robert d’Artois undoubtedly the series’ main protagonist and his aunt Mahaut over the disputed county of Artois, which contributed to the outbreak of the Hundred Years’ Because I can’t rate it 3.


This is a truly great historical series.

It’s a well written historical novel, with plenty of intrigue and infamous characters, a very good read. Lulu Has A Gun rated it really liked it Aug 20, Mahaut seeks her revenge against Isabella—now popularly called the “She-Wolf of France”—by plotting her expulsion from France and certain death at Edward’s hands. And one can see, reading these accounts of real events, that series like A Game of Thrones deuon not that far fetched Nov 26, Sophie Boudreau rated it it was amazing.

I have read the first four volumes of this wonderful series and I can’t wait to get the last three volumes. Bruno Dumas marked it as to-read Apr 19, Robert of Artois continues to involve the royals in his war against his aunt, with disastrous consequences for the Dame Eudeline 5 episodes, Return to Book Page.

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