Who was the Man in the Iron Mask?: And Other Historical Mysteries

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Penguin, 2002 - 377 páginas
Who was Elizabeth I's true father? Did Buckingham poison James I? And who was the Man in the Iron Mask?

These and a host of other tantalizing age-old mysteries that have caused speculation and scandal through the centuries are explored in this intriguing book. Using techniques of modern detection, Hugh Ross Williamson re-evaluates the evidence, examines character and motive, and uses the known facts of the cases to come up with solutions both intriguing and controversial. Shattering myths and propaganda, he exposes a grisly array of murder, lies, intrigue, and conspiracies. Discover the political frame-up surrounding the Gunpowder Plot, the secret identity of Charles I's executioner, Elizabeth I's involvement in the murder of her lover's wife, and much more.
 

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Epistle Dedicatory
9
Foreword
13
History and the Writer
19
The Death of William Rufus 2 August 1100
33
The Princes in the Tower ? 1485
43
The Identity of Perkin Warbeck 1491 to 1499
55
The Parentage of Queen Elizabeth I 1532 to 1536
65
The Murder of Amy Robsart 8 September 1560
83
The Poisoning of King James I 5 March 1625
151
The Assassination of Colonel Rainsborough 29 October 1648
173
The Executioner of King Charles I 30 January 1649
193
The Campden Wonder 16 August 1660
211
The Mystery of James de la Cloche 11 April 1668 to 13 August 1669
227
The Man in the Iron Mask 1669 to 1703
239
The Murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey 12 to 17 October 1678
255
The Innocence of Sir John Fenwick 1688 to 1697
269

Holyrood and Kirk o Field 9 March 1566 and 10 February 1567
97
The Gowrie Conspiracy 5 August 1600
111
The Gunpowder Plot 1604 to 1605
125
The Murder of Sir Thomas Over bury 14 September 1613
139
The Appin Murder 14 May 7752
295
The Diamond Necklace 7772 to 7797
307
The Wives of King George IV 75 December 1785 to 19 July 1821
327
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Hugh Ross Williamson (1901-1978) was a prolific author of works of history and fiction. His best-known books include The Gunpowder Plot, a biography of John Harmpden; Kind Kit, an informal biography of Christopher Marlowe; and The Poetry of T. S. Eliot.

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