Summary Of The Wandering Prince By Eleanor Hibbert

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The Wandering Prince by Eleanor Hibbert was based on Charles the Second of England, but the narrator of the story is not from his side it´s from his beloved sister Minette. Though in very small parts he tells his own story it 's mostly his sister 's point of view and his mistress Lucy. The start of this book is in England right before Charles the first is captured by the puritans Cromwell 's, His youngest daughter Henrietta who is two at the time is being smuggled out of the country by Lady Anne Boone and two servant men. They were smuggling the little girl out to the Queen of England who is in France who by chance was named Henrietta as well. By the time both lady Anne and the dear little princess arrived in France there were many rumors about …show more content…
In fact, he was right Lucy could never stay one hundred percent true to him even if he was a king for when he left to try to get into his kingdom from Ireland, she took hold of another lover. Meanwhile Minette was watching her beloved cousin Louis 16th get married to Marie-Therese at this time she fancied herself in love with him and yet he did not know that he himself would regret not marrying her instead. Five months Louis brother Philippe I, Duke of Orléans took an interest in her due to the fact that her brother Charles had regained his kingdom in England, also one of his male lovers pointed out that his brother would one day realize that he loves this little shy cousin. So in order to hurt the king, he decided to marry Minette and for a short while they did enjoy each other 's company and loved each other, but shortly after the honeymoon things took a turn, she found out about his many male lovers, but all was forgivable as long as she could be with her Louis and how in the book they never do anything physical rumors spread like …show more content…
And yet she was depressed to have to do such a task as to hurt her beloved brother for the love of another that she could never really have, Yet she did do it and Charles the second signed the treaty for and was sad that she loved another more than he loved her and yet she understood that was how it should be. IN the end she went back to France and rejoiced with the king for two weeks before going back to her husband who hated her. She was never very healthy and was very ill for some time at yet at the age of 27 she died of unknown causes, and though both Louis and Charles was broken by her death, it fair to say that Charles grieved more for his sister 's death than anyone ever did. And yet both recovered from their grief and lived very satisfying lives and yet it is clear to say that both would always remember Little Minette. That was what the book THe Wandering Price was about mostly it was about politics and religion perseus with twisted love stories weaved into it. And sadly this book has no happy ending, which kinda makes it fit for being royle is more than a fairy

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