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Mercedes Rochelle's fabulous book, A King Under Siege: Book One of The Plantagenet Legacy, is now available on #NetGalley #HistoricalFiction #BooksGoSocial @LPOBryan @authorrochelle
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Mercedes Rochelle's fabulous book, A King Under Siege: Book One of The Plantagenet Legacy, is available on NetGalley for your reading pleasure. If you love great historical fiction then this is the book for you.
A King Under Siege
Book One of The
II found himself under siege not once, but twice in his minority. Crowned king
at age ten, he was only fourteen when the Peasants' Revolt terrorized London.
But he proved himself every bit the Plantagenet successor, facing Wat Tyler and
the rebels when all seemed lost. Alas, his triumph was short-lived, and for the
next ten years he struggled to assert himself against his uncles and
increasingly hostile nobles. Just like in the days of his great-grandfather
Edward II, vengeful magnates strove to separate him from his friends and
advisors, and even threatened to depose him if he refused to do their bidding.
The Lords Appellant, as they came to be known, purged the royal household with
the help of the Merciless Parliament. They murdered his closest allies, leaving
the King alone and defenseless. He would never forget his humiliation at the hands
of his subjects. Richard's inability to protect his adherents would haunt him
for the rest of his life, and he vowed that next time, retribution would be
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