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Isabella of England : A Tale of the Olden Time single work   novella   romance   historical fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 1868... 1868 Isabella of England : A Tale of the Olden Time
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Tale of England and France in the days of the Crusades. Isabella d'Angoulême is betrothed to Henry de Lusignan but John of England desires her hand and it appears she must submit. Her cousin, Marie, daughter of France's King Philip, is engaged to Prince Arthur of Britain. On the way to marry Henry, Isabella is abducted by Queen Ellinor, John's mother, and forcibly married to him. The fortunes of the French and English courts continue, John being the villain who after causing great sufferings and misery, meets a fittingly grotesque end. (PB)

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First known date: 1868
Serialised by: The Australian Journal 1865 periodical (901 issues)
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Serialised in the Australian Journal in 20 instalments, weekly from 17 October 1868 to 6 February 1869; then monthly from March 1869 to May 1869.
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