A Clash of Spheres (Sir Robert Carey Series Book 8) by P F Chisholm PDF

By P F Chisholm

ISBN-10: 146420828X

ISBN-13: 9781464208287

ISBN-10: 1464208301

ISBN-13: 9781464208300

It's past due August, 1592.

Sir Robert Carey, cousin to Queen Elizabeth from the inaccurate part of Henry VIII's blanket, continues to be at his publish at the Borders at Carlisle. He has eventually been proven through his monarch as Deputy Warden, continues to be deeply in love with woman Elizabeth Widdrington whereas despising her aged, abusive husband (will the fellow by no means die?). And he is still estranged from his dour yet deadly henchman, Henry Dodd, Land-Sergeant of Gilsland, who's at present serving as one of many sergeants of the Carlisle fortress protect. Dodd cannot forgive Carey for taking the excessive street on the end of the incident at Dick of Dryhope's tower, while Sir Robert referred to as out the Carlisle garrison, yet "honourably and elegantly kept away from the bloody-pitched conflict" that appeared inevitable. Dodd is old-school and could have hottest to exterminate as many less than Wee Colin Elliott, and in addition Grahams, as he may. now not for him, yet for peace to the controversial Land.

Sir Robert Cecil, Privy Councillor to the Queen, warns of a brand new problem: the King of Spain's "intentions in Scotland." Will Cecil be sending a pursuivant to the Borders to suss out, and doubtless interrupt, no matter what plots are in development opposed to England?

Now it really is Autumn. We meet Marguerite, an over-sexed and unsatisfied spouse. Father Crichton, a Jesuit, previously of Spain. a guy who says his identify is Jonathan Hepburn yet, interestingly, thinks in Deutsch. Marguerite's aged husband Sir David, a Groom of King James' VI's Bedchamber, a jealous guy. quite a few disloyal Scottish Earls. Janet Dodd, spouse to Henry, who learns an attractive factor from Mrs. Hogg, the midwife. Hughie Tyndale, a would-be-assassin. Mr. John Napier, a thinker and mathematician with a innovative conception of ways the sunlight procedure works. Mr. Simon Anricks, a toothdrawer (and thinker, too) bearing a mystery letter from England, who turns into overjoyed with Mr. Napier. Queen Anne (of Denmark), no longer but a mom. And King James, no longer your ordinary monarch, plus his courtroom, sycophants, and (former) lover Lord Spynie, who's nonetheless plotting revenge. such a lot of spheres of impact or disruption in play.

Events come to a head on the King's courtroom in Edinburgh the place an exceptional Disputation at the adjustments among the Ptolemaic and the Copernican platforms, and an illustration of the planets might be staged, a conflict of spheres mirroring an identical on the human level.

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