Tag Archives: Isabella

The Great History Hoax

There is no such thing as history. Facts happen. The First World War happened. But who started it, and why – this is the story we tell ourselves later. It’s an opinion, it doesn’t exist outside the mind of the … Continue reading

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THE 12 YEAR OLD GIRL WHO STARTED A 100 YEARS WAR

You cannot blame a hundred years war on a 12 year old girl. But you could perhaps blame William the Conqueror. When he took the English throne in 1066 he retained possession of the Duchy of Normandy in France. Under … Continue reading

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AN AUTHOR GOES ON TRIAL

Call the accused. You are Colin Falconer, the author of Isabella, Braveheart of France. That’s right. It says so on the cover. Yes, let’s start with the cover. You call Isabella ‘braveheart’. History has rather called her a she-wolf. In … Continue reading

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YOU BE THE JUDGE

Call the accused. You are Edward Plantagenet, King Edward the Second of England, son of the one they called Longshanks,? This is a farce. I am the king, I am answerable to no one. You are charged by History with … Continue reading

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ISABELLA BRAVEHEART OF FRANCE

Call the accused. You are Isabella Capet, daughter of Phillip Capet, King of France, and queen consort of Edward II of England. I am. You are charged by History with deposing the lawful king of England and then having him … Continue reading

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THE ONLY WOMAN TO EVER CONQUER ENGLAND

After more than forty books published the traditional way, today CoolGus are releasing my first book online. It’s called ISABELLA, Braveheart of France. Here’s the trailer And here’s the beautiful cover, designed by Jen Talty at CoolGus: It’s available today … Continue reading

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THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY IS THE NEXT BIG THING

Elizabeth Storrs, author of The Wedding Shroud, has tagged me in the author blog hop, The Next Big Thing. Like me, Elisabeth is from the Land Down Under but her heart is in Italy. Her wonderful novel, The Wedding Shroud, … Continue reading

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