A Health Unto His Majesty (Stuart Saga, #5) (Charles II #2)
A 30-year-old Charles II is rapturously welcomed back on the throne after years in exile. Needing funds he marries the wealthy Portuguese princess, Catherine of Braganza. But this is an unsuccessful match to his unattractive princess fails to provide him with an heir and the dowry never materializes. Although Charles always treats her with the utmost kindness, Catherine ha...more
It begins with Charles triumphant return to England and the throne. The beginning of this book was very promising and I thought I was going to like it a lot.
Barbara Villiers was portrayed as greedy, grasping and stupid - which made little sense to me. Every smart move that Barbara made was attributed to someone else's adv ...more