The Match Of The Century

Author: Cathy Maxwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388622
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In New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell's glittering new series, wedding bells are ringing… until the return of a rake throws a bride's plans— and heart—into a tailspin Every debutante aspires to snag a duke.

A Date At The Altar

Author: Cathy Maxwell
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388665
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New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell’s glittering Marrying the Duke series continues—Twice he has been close to the altar and still no duchess.

How To Marry A Duke

Author: Vicky Dreiling
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 044657421X
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If she successfully married offthe duke, other gentlemen might seek her services.
Then she could match them withall the unfortunate young ladieswho tearfully
sought her help. At long last, she would earn the ... She weighed hervague
misgivingsagainst the advantages toher matchmakingcareer. How could she
possibly turn downthe opportunity to make the match of thedecade? The century!
Elated atthe prospect,she roseand beamedat the duke. “Yes, Iwill be happyto
assist you.

Women And Marriage In Nineteenth Century England

Author: Mrs Joan Perkin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134985649
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1807 of a runaway match: 'Miss Jackson is married to young Mr. Gunthorpe and
is to be very unhappy. He swears, drinks, is cross, selfish and brutal: the match
makes her family miserable and has occasioned him being disinherited' (Austen
Letters, 1932). Heiresses, however, generally married whom they wished:
Frances, Lady Shelley told of agreeing in 1805 to marry Randal Wilbraham, a
cousin of Lord Skelmersdale, but when he tried to seal my resolve with a kiss, the
truth flashed ...

Paston Letters And Papers Of The Fifteenth Century

Author: Norman Davis
Publisher: Early English Text Society
ISBN: 9780197224212
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... and despite their later clash of interests, and the ill-will of some members of the
Duke's council, he always preserved a relation of a special if uneasy kind with
him and the Duchess.1 The young men's preoccupation with the cares of estate
was agreeably interrupted in 1468 by their journey to Bruges in Princess
Margaret's retinue when she married the Duke of Burgundy. John II may have
owed his place to his acquaintance with Anthony Woodville, Lord Scales, brother
of the Queen.

The Tudors

Author: Timothy Venning
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1473834848
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The likelihood isagainst the evercautious Henry VII allowing hera domesticmatch
had he stillbeen alive atthe time ofherplanned betrothal, even witha lack
ofpotential foreign suitors. Any English husband had tobeof highsocial standing –
among fifteenth century precedents Edward IV's sisters, Anne and Elizabeth, had
married intothe families ofthe dukedoms of Exeter and Suffolk (Anne had
contracted a 'lowerstatus' second marriage to aknight), Edward's aunt Anne had
married a semi ...

Schweig Still Verr Terisches Herz

Author: Cathy Maxwell
Publisher: CORA Verlag
ISBN: 3733768191
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Es soll die Hochzeit des Jahrhunderts werden: Von Geburt an ist Miss Elin Morris dem Duke of Baynton versprochen.

Aristocratic Century

Author: John Cannon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521335669
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thirty-six Scottish or Irish matches, a proportion of 5.83%. ... The figures therefore
show the beginning of an integration of the aristocracy of the three countries
which developed more markedly in the nineteenth century. ... The 5th Duke of
Manchester married in 1793 the daughter of the 4th Duke of Gordon, a British
peer as Lord Norwich since 1784; the 11th Duke of Somerset married in 1800 the
daughter of the 9th Duke of Hamilton, who was also Duke of Brandon; the 2nd
Baron ...

New Perspectives On Delarivier Manley And Eighteenth Century Literature

Author: Aleksondra Hultquist
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317196929
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The most important change is Manley's inclusion of the duchess's premarital
history;20 Painter's version opens with the duchess already married to the Duke
of Sauoie, and the circumstances leading to the marriage are not explicated.
Importantly ... Her father laments the match even while he carries it out: “by
inevitable Reasons of State, I was constrained to sacrifice thee” to the duke, “who
is chill'd, with the Frost of seventy Winters” and who will unhappily “pluck the fair
Fruit of Youth.

Voices Of The People In Nineteenth Century France

Author: David Hopkin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107376173
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The duke himself lit the match.174 Although the papers that documented this
festivity described it as 'according to ancient custom', there is no evidence to
suggest that the dukes had ever taken a hand in it before. Yet in subsequent
years Bonfire Sunday would become a key festival of the ducal regime. In 1699,
little more than a year after the French had yet again been obliged to retire, the
newly married duke, together with his bride, welcomed the parade of couples,
noble and ...