Virgin’s Lover

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name The Virgin’s Lover
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author Philippa Gregory
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country United States
language English
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subject Historical Fiction
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publisher Simon & Schuster
release_date November 2004
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media_type Print (Hardcover)
pages 448
isbn ISBN 9780743256155
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Executive Summary

Amy Dudley is the ignored wife of Robert Dudley. While Amy is desirous of a country home, her husband’s ambition keeps her on the edge of court intrigue.
Robert Dudley is constant companion, and subsequently, the lover of the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth. At first, Elizabeth is highly influenced by Dudley’s charismatic manner. Eventually, she turns to her chief advisor, William Cecil, to extricate herself from Dudley’s plan to wed her.
Cecil’s plan call for the death of Amy Dudley. With the suspicion of murder on his head, Robert Dudley can have no hope of marrying Elizabeth and gaining the throne of England.