The King's Henchman: Henry Jermyn, Stuard Spy-Master and Architect of the British Empire

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Charles II's succession to the throne came at a time of national turbulence: his father had been beheaded, Oliver Cromwell had usurped his right to reign. England was at sea among Europe's constantly shifting allegiances. But Henry Jermyn, a Suffolk commoner, lover to the queen mother and possibly even father to the king, was there to keep the royal family together. Jermyn's deft way of secretly manipulating government and raising an army almost prevented Civil War. He was instrumental in saving the monarchy and set in ...

The King's Henchman: Henry Jermyn, Stuard Spy-Master and Architect of the British Empire 2012, Gibson Square Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781908096302

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