The Good Queen

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Elizabeth Gedding is the youngest and most favored daughter of The Duke of Rabbian. When she is 14, her mother and brother plot to place her on the throne, by marrying 24 year old Prince Henry Savill, eldest son of King Leonard and Queen Catherine. But, Elizabeth is in love with someone else, The Earl of Nyon.

When Elizabeth learns of her family's intent, she is heartbroken. When Elizabeth's wedding day comes at last, she finds out her new husband also cares for someone else, Sybil Fitton, the widow of The Baron of Pyria. Elizabeth wonders if she too can take a lover but finds herself unable, as she will not dissapoint her husband, the king, or the people of New England Isle. But, will her lack of male heirs force her to be removed from power?

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The Good Queen

Submitted: August 06, 2011

Elizabeth Gedding is the youngest and most favored daughter of The Duke of Rabbian. When she is 14, her mother and brother plot to place her on the throne, by marrying 24 year old Prince Henry Savill, eldest son of King Leonard and Queen Catherine. But, Elizabeth is in love with someone else, The Earl of Nyon.

When Elizabeth learns of her family's intent, she is heartbroken. When Elizabeth's wedding day comes at last, she finds out her new husband also cares for someone else, Sybil Fitton, the widow of The Baron of Pyria. Elizabeth wonders if she too can take a lover but finds herself unable, as she will not dissapoint her husband, the king, or the people of New England Isle. But, will her lack of male heirs force her to be removed from power? Read Chapter