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The Wolf and the Lamb: Vol. 1

The Story of Mary Cole 5th Countess of Berkeley. Volume 1 1783-1799

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The Wolf and the Lamb: Vol. 1 by (Rosy Cole)
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When Mary Cole, a butcher's daughter, caught the eye of Lord Berkeley, it was as flint to tinder. A forsworn bachelor, he was taken aback that she refused to be his mistress.Within weeks he'd brought her family to bankruptcy. When, still, she eluded him, he plotted to abduct her. Aided by his corrupt chaplain, Hupsman, the Earl duped his 'shepherdess' with fake nuptials.Tumbling to the truth, Mary became passionately committed to gaining her eldest son's birthright. With an astonishing grasp of pastoral economy, she repaired the Berkeley fortunes while a succession of children compounded her plight.The scandalous activities of Mary's estranged sisters had to be curtailed at the highest level before a legal knot was eventually tied.Upon Hupsman's death, the Earl and Countess conspired to 'find' the registry of the 'first marriage'. The upshot was a sensational trial in the House of Lords whose repercussions were to shake the foundations of the Berkeley dynasty for ever and imperil Mary's life.
Release date Australia
February 27th, 2008
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
New Eve Publishing
Pages
304
Dimensions
152x229x17
ISBN-13
9780955687716
Product ID
2483016

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