Carolyn Groves

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Margaret Tudor Defying Parliament-EXCERPT:Under the terms of her late husband James IV of Scotland 's will Margaret had forfeited the right to be regent and guardian to her two young sons. The Duke of Albany arrived at Stirling to take possession of castle and the royal boys. Her brother Henry had been urging her to flee with her sons to England but Margaret felt that to do so would be risking her son, James’ right to the throne. Eventually she realised it was futile and gave up her small…

The Tudors at Harbottle Castle; In this painting, Margaret Tudor is arriving at Harbottle Castle, circa She gave birth to a daughter (Lady Margaret Douglas) here; fell ill but recovered.

Linlithgow Palace - the little room at the very top is Queen Margaret's bower, where Mary Queen of Scots' grandmother waited in vain for the return of her husband, James IV, from the ill fated battle of Flodden. Queen Margaret's ghost is said to haunt the palace still. A beautiful place and though a ruin it's remarkably well preserved...

linlithgow palace - the little room at the very top is queen margaret's bower where mary queen of scots' grandmother waited in vain for the return of her husband, james iv, from the ill fated battle of flodden.

A Trail of Fire, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1409103803/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdm_IvXSub1G7P9TW

A Trail of Fire (Outlander Omnibus) - Diana Gabaldon (Outlander series, companion short stories collection). Includes "A leaf on the wind of All Hallows", "The custom of the Army", "Lord John and the plague of Zombies" and "The space between".

Yet again, she nails the answer to a controversy right on the head.. SUCH a good read.

Jodi Picoult: Sing You Home - Wow! Truly amazing book that sheds light on LGBT rights. Jodi Picoult is probably my favorite author of all time, just because of her ability to draw you in to a set of.

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult "If you think about someone you've loved and lost, you are already with them. The rest is just details." - I read this in one day...couldn't put it down.

to read - Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult "If you think about someone you've loved and lost, you are already with them.