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Despite the dangers of practicing her faith in the staunchly Protestant England pretty ueen Henrietta Maria refuses to cast aside her Catholicism so she finds little favour among the people She is impetuous and loving This was ok The POC are described in racist and xenophobic ways Probably period appropriate but off puttingI loathe the audiobook narrators

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Myself My Enemy ueens of England #1T of Rome and charged with leading Protestant England back to RomeSoon her enemies swarm and the spies in her household prove too much Only her loyalty and love for Charles can hope to keep him from the road to regicid Read this in a whirlwind a well written account of a rigid unbending Catholic ueen in a Protestant land Reckless impetuousspoiled Henrietta Maria is ever contentious and eager to convert King Charles I and by extension his country However the irrepressible rush of history is against her most dear wishes This clash can have no good outcome and ultimately takes the King's lifeHenrietta Maria is against the odds sympathetically portrayed but her rigidity as regards the True Faith in a time of religious upheaval made me want to rail at her and decry the disastrous effects of her positionI am a Plaidy junkie and am happy to be introduced to the worlds of her heroines with hopes to delve into the history of the eras displayed She is direct and uncomplicated to read but still her works satisfy I would recommend this book as an introduction to the tensions that produced the English Civil War in a fictive easily absorbed read

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Book Ä Myself My Enemy ueens of England #1 Ê 352 pages Download ↠ Jean plaidy ↠ Despite the dangers of practicing her faith in the staunchly Protestant England pretty ueen Henrietta Maria refuses to cast aside her Catholicism so she finds little favour among the people She is iFond of fashionable clothes and gossip and Charles a family man of principle and integrity is entirely devoted to herBut their happy if controversial marriage is soon under threat when Henrietta is renounced as a puppe It was a struggle to get through this book and I kept the myth alive that it would get better Unfortunately it did notThere were contradictions throughout the story which were annoying as was the repetition and flat characters Henrietta is a Catholic ueen in Protestant England married to Charles I; Plaidy has her mention her faith about a million times I get it you are Catholic and want to convert your husband and everyone else That is fine but I didn't need to be reminded endlessly Subtlety and allowing the reader to develop conclusions makes it much enjoyableAt the beginning of the novel we meet Henrietta who remembered and knew too much for a six year old Her thinking was really advanced which seemed odd to me But I could forgive that as long as the story flowed well but it really didn't The one good thing was that she was fairly tame as a child and therefore a little likeableHenrietta also enjoys being obstinate Another piece about Henrietta we are reminded of again and again She can't help but be disagreeable and inflexible but she is a ueen and is entitled blah blah blah I wanted to slap her uite a few times She is very dramatic; she sees how her behavior is forecasting doom and gloom for them all but yet she continues onward a little restraint would have conveyed the story betterI was excited to learn about Henrietta but was so disappointed in this storyline I will definitey look for other opportunities to catch up on this ueen's historyMyself My Enemy is the perfect title Because it was all about Henrietta