It is assumed that when Edward marries one of the most beautiful princesses in Europe his inclinations will change, but nothing can make him swerve from his attachment to Gaveston, who is clearly making the most of royal favour.
The new Queen Isabella, accustomed to adulation, is bitterly humiliated; and she is not a woman to forget or forgive. With the country in turmoil, the king is making enemies throughout the land, and he fails to see that the most deadly of these is his queen...
©1978 Jean Plaidy; (P)2009 Isis Publishing Ltd
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