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by Stanley Weyman
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Stanley John Weyman (pronounced, 7 August 1855 – 10 April 1928) was an English writer of historical romance. His most popular works were written in 1890–1895 and set in late 16th and early 17th-century France
Stanley John Weyman (pronounced, 7 August 1855 – 10 April 1928) was an English writer of historical romance. His most popular works were written in 1890–1895 and set in late 16th and early 17th-century France. While very successful at the time, they are now largely forgotten. Stanley John Weyman was born on 7 August 1855 in Ludlow, Shropshire, the second son of a solicitor. He attended Shrewsbury School and Christ Church, Oxford, leaving in 1877 with a degree in Modern History.
by stanley j. weyman. The house of the wolf. A daughter of the gironde, 295. In the name of the law, 329. Part I. In kings' byways. With Frontispiece and Vignette. The story of francis cludde. It was about a month after my marriage-and third clerk to the mostnoble the Bishop of Beauvais, and even admitted on occasions to write inhis presence and prepare his minutes, who should marry if I mightnot?-it was about a month after my marriage, I say, that thethunderbolt, to which I have referred, fell and shattered my fortunes.
It was the King's habit to go on Saturdays in his coach to RichmondPark, returning to Kensington in the evening; and .
It was the King's habit to go on Saturdays in his coach to RichmondPark, returning to Kensington in the evening; and the scheme, laid bare,was to fall upon him in a narrow lane leading from the river to TurnhamGreen, where the miry nature of the ground rendered his progress slow. For complicity in this plot nine persons, differing much in rank, fromSir John Fenwick, who had been Colonel of King Charles's Life Guards, toKeyes, a private in the Blues, suffered on the scaffold; and for a timeall England rang with it.
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Mazarin, the Duke of Guise, Henry of Navarre, and other historical figures. Popular books in Non-fiction, Fiction and Literature, Short Story. More books by Stanley J.
Twelve short stories of old France set around the year 1600, chronicling the struggles of the League and the Huguenots, Cardinal Mazarin, the Duke of Guise, Henry of Navarre, and other historical figures. In a moment I was in the lane, looking up and down.
Stanley Weyman was immensely popular in his day (1855-1928) but long since faded into obscurity. Although he lived until 1928, his most successful books were written in the decade before 1900 and since he was churning out three a year, the quality varies. He seems an interesting combination - a solid Victorian with strong Protestant views (many of his novels are set during the 16th and 17th century French Wars of Religion and feature poor but principled Huguenots) mixed with an interest in Stanley Weyman was immensely popular in his day (1855-1928) but long since faded into obscurity.
Tell us if something is incorrect. Popular author of The House of the Wolf, Stanley Weyman (1855-1928) tells one of his most absorbing tales in The Long Night. The Long Night by Stanley Weyman, Fiction, Classics, Literary, Historical.
By stanley j. weyman author of "A gentleman of france," "The castle inn," "count . weyman author of "A gentleman of france," "The castle inn," "Count hannibal," etc. Longmans, green, and co. 91 and 93 fifth avenue, new york 1902. By stanley j.
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I learned in that moment how swiftly even those who rise to the highest levels of Court may fall.
"What does he plead?" the Bishop said, with a dark glance at me.
The head-clerk twisted my ear until I screamed. "Do you hear his Grace speak to you? Answer him!"
"My lord," I cried piteously, "I do not know of what I am accused. And besides, I have done nothing! Nothing!"
"Nothing!" half a dozen echoed.
"Have him to the courtyard," said the Bishop, "and let the grooms flog him through the gates!"
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