It is currently 05 Jul 2020, 19:08

All times are UTC + 1 hour [ DST ]

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: 01 Jul 2018, 11:49 

Joined: 06 Jun 2014, 12:29
Posts: 292
Book 5: Angélique in Revolt (1961)

n her sudden and illegal departure from France, Angélique did not realize how aroused displeasure of the King, who had let her to imprison and to guard at her Plessis castle in Poitou now. The county is in an uproar and for the Marquise du Plessis-Bellière, there is not too difficult to connect self with other local nobles and peasants and to inflame the revolt against their Sovereign. Between the young noblewoman and the Sovereign, there begins an open fight that will bring many personal losses on her side. The psychological development, through which Angélique passes, again determines more dark atmosphere and anticipates the temporary loss of humor. Instead it, the heroine returns to the power of nature. Angélique will spend the next years in La Rochelle, hiding under a false name, again near the end of the social ladder. The Brittany is a place where remains a strong minority of Huguenots but where are denied many rights to them, and they are forced to convert to Catholicism. Their disputes with the town's leaders are so fierce, that they are forced to leave the country illegally like most other European non-Catholics.

Picture from Angélique in Revolt - French Edition


 Profile Send private message  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC + 1 hour [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group