3 Works in Robert Dudley
Based on "The Virgin Queen" Queen Elizabeth meets with her beloved Robbie, and gets more than expected from her favorite courtier.
21 Sep 2010
When Sir Francis Walsingham receives a call for aid from the beleaguered people of Flanders, he sends his Reconaissance Team to help them against their Spanish overlords.As they get involved in the resistance movement and meet the liberal Spanish commander Rodrigo, Marquis de Posa and hardline Duke de Alva, things get complicated as secret alliances are formed.
Posa asks the team to join him in Spain to convince Philip to abandon his policy of religious intolerance. no one could predict how explosive the situation would become.They are introduced to the unhappy Queen Elizabeth, Philip II of Spain a king under siege by intolerable pressures and the Infante Don Carlos who still harbours a forbidden passion for Elizabeth and is on a fast track to personal and political conflict with his father. Matters are complicated even further by Princess Eboli, the fair yet proud royal mistress who has a personal vendetta against Carlo and the Queen.
As the battlelines are drawn can Brad and his team survive this fraught world? Especially as the ruthless ever watchful Grande Inquisitor has his sight set firmly on Posa and Brad?
A prequel to 'The Poignard', 'A Question of Honour melds two different worlds together.
Nautile's prompt: "St Thomas' Day 1571, a serious young gentleman, newly graduated from Cambridge, is elected Lord of Misrule for the 12 days of revelry during Christmastide at the Inner Temple, London."