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The Countess At War Jane Lane

The Countess At War

Jane Lane

Published 1971
ISBN : 9780722154274
174 pages
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Until the Great Rebellion plunged England into Civil War, the life of Charlotte, Countess of Derby revolved around her husband and her duties as mistress of a vast feudal household.But Lord Derbys loyalty to the King and his ineptitude as a solderMoreUntil the Great Rebellion plunged England into Civil War, the life of Charlotte, Countess of Derby revolved around her husband and her duties as mistress of a vast feudal household.But Lord Derbys loyalty to the King and his ineptitude as a solder brought violent change. To this peaceful gentlewoman and her household at Latham came the need for desperate decisions, and mortal combat against overwhelming odds.It is a valient story in which the personal drama of all within the household is never drowned by the thunder of battle, and itis told with an unflagging gusto to its intensely dramatic end.