After all, she is Queen Elizabeth's and Secretary of State William Cecil's spy so, together with her loyal tirewoman, Fran Dale, and her manservant, Roger Brockley, Ursula travels into Scotland only to find. For a refund the items need to be: Returned in their original condition; ideally in the original packaging provided. She goes without notifying either Queen Elizabeth or her spymaster, William Cecil. The seventeenth of January, with snow in the wind, was no time to start a journey that would take me at least to Northumberland and might even compel me over the border into Scotland. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Other information may be available regarding the product details by searching on the internet. Widowed once again, Ursula, a sometime waiting woman and spy for Elizabeth, intends to live quietly with her small daughter, Meg, at Withy-sham, their country home.
Ursula's relatives enlist her help when her cousin, Edward Faldene, heads to Scotland carrying a dangerous weapon: a secret list of families loyal to Elizabeth's rival, Mary, Queen of Scots. Whilst there is still some references to the closeness between Brockley and Ursula, fortunately it was not as common as it was in the last book. Mary, the enemy, who is in fact kind and charming? Her first cousin Edward Faldene is carrying a list of English supporters to Mary Queen of Scots. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. We accept payments through PayPal.
If caught, Edward could be tried for treason. Within eBay you have 60 minutes to cancel your order once the order has been placed. Ursula arrives in Edinburgh too late -- and finds herself tracking a killer inside the Scottish queen's court. Ursula's relatives enlist her help when her cousin, Edward Faldene, heads to Scotland carrying a dangerous weapon: a secret list of families loyal to Elizabeth's rival, Mary, Queen of Scots. We allow returns within 30 days of delivery. If was all about Ursula fighting her attraction to her manservant Brockley, then A Pawn for a Queen should have been subtitled We Need to Get Ursula Married Off Again and Quickly. According to my mother, when she came home in disgrace from the court of King Henry the Eighth, with child by a court gallant whom she would not name -- presumably because he was married -- her outraged parents and her brother, Herbert, marched her around the hall, pointing at these relics of heroism, and accused her of betraying them.
Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Edward is dead and the list of Mary's supporters is missing. Talk about a convenient out… This is a great series set in Queen Elizabeth's court. When I was sixteen, she too died, I think worn-out by life in a constant atmosphere of disapproval. I almost felt sorry for the burly Lord! I'm going to pass this book on to BellBelle who does know a thing or two or multitudes of things about the history of this time and see what she thinks. To find the answers to her questions, save her own life, and protect Elizabeth, Ursula must make some difficult choices.
What do I do if I have received a faulty product or the wrong item? I hope you're warm enough. They believe that Mary is the true queen and may wish to cause an uprising to put her on the English throne. What type of payments do you accept? As if she had heard me thinking, Meg edged her pony over to me. Can I update my shipping address after I place an order? My nine-year-old daughter, Meg, perched on her sturdy pony, was just a small, hunched shape beneath her stout cloak and felt hat, and her nurse, Bridget, waiting on the pillion of Brockley's cob, Speckle, was a weird spectacle because she was a fat woman to start with and her defense against the weather consisted of a vast hooded mantle that Bridget had constructed herself using old blankets, because she said that they were thicker than conventional materials. If any items are returned to us in worse condition than when we sent them then we reserve the right to refund less than the full sale amount. Ursula must make some difficult choices to find what she seeks, and the knowledge that she gains may change her forever. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition.
Such actions are treasonous if discovered by Queen Elizabeth and Ursula must keep her efforts secret and work with only her tiring woman, Dale, and her manservant, Brockley. With Gerald, I traveled to Antwerp, where he worked for the queen's financier, Sir Thomas Gresham, and it was Gerald who gave me my dark-haired daughter, Meg. This novel is part of the series that features Ursula Blanchard, a lady in waiting to Queen Elizabeth. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. If we request you to return your order, please do so within 5 business days after we approve the return. In this entry, Ursula, a widow for the second time, is called away from her home and yound daughter to assist Secretary of State Sir William Cecil in locating a secret list of sympathizers to the cause of Elizabeth's rival Mary, Queen of Scots.
Packed Carefully and Shipped Promptly by Highly Rated and Experienced Seller on Amazon since 2006. In this series the detective is Ursula Blanchard, a one-time lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth I. She had attached herself to me, and Gladys, bless her acid tongue and good heart, was fond of me. In Fiona Buckley's A Pawn for a Queen: An Ursula Blanchard Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court, the sixth in the series, the queen's faithful lady-in-waiting and spy, now widowed, finds herself in the midst of the power struggle between Elizabeth and Mary, Queen of Scots. In the first novel the reader is promised a woman who is intelligent, full of wit, and determined to a fault. Worst of all, she learns that friend and foe can sometimes be the same person. Widowed once again, Ursula, a sometime waiting woman and spy for Elizabeth, intends to live quietly with her small daughter, Meg, at Withy-sham, their country home.
The plot takes an unexpected twist or two at the end, setting up some intriguing possibilities for the remainder of the series. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. They were a complete surprise to me. Nothing goes quite as planned, not even her meeting with the Queen of Scots. Going back, Ursula meets with her aunt and uncle and agrees to go to Scotland to try to get her cousin Edward back before he commits an act that would be considered treason to England, by providing Mary, Queen of Scots a list of families that are loyal to her cause. Bookseller: , New Jersey, United States Riverside, New Jersey, U.