Her father's grandmother and his two queen-consort sisters (Margaret, Queen of Scotland
, and Mary, Queen of France
) were all remarkable writers, if only of letters.
Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
The Eventful History of Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk
, The Flower of English Chivalry, and the Princess Mary of England
: An Original Romance Founded on Historical Facts is a historical novel in miniature...
Also in this year, JP
published another Tudor novel: The Thistle and the Rose (1963), about the English-Scottish union of Margaret Tudor
, sister of Henry VIII, and her husband James IV of Scotland
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
The historical anecdotes concentrate on exploits in battle, with which they begin and end, but at least one female ancestor, Mary Queen of France
, is mentioned as honourably as the warriors.
, daughter of Henry VII
(sister of Henry VIII
and later Queen of France), had her own schoolmaster.