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Description - Cavalier by Lucy Worsley

William Cavendish, courageous, cultured and passionate about women, embodies the popular image of a cavalier. Famously defeated at the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644, he went into a long and miserable continental exile before returning to England in triumph on the restoration of King Charles II to the throne in 1660.Lucy Worsley brings to life a fascinating household of the seventeenth century, painting a picture of conspiracy, sexual intrigue, clandestine marriage and gossip. From Ben Jonson and Van Dyck to a savage, knife-wielding master-cook, Cavalier is a brilliant illumination of the stately home and all its many colourful inhabitants.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571227044
ISBN-10: 057122704X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lucy Worsley

Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, Lucy Worsley (30 years old) has been researching the story of William Cavendish and his household for over 7 years, and is the author of the English Heritage guide to Bolsover Castle, his principal home and subject of this book.

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