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Eleanor Hibbert and Jean Plaidy
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"When he looked at his daughter he did not see a tender young girl so much as a means of keeping the peace with the tiresome warlike people who had made trouble at the Border for as long as any could remember. The marriage pleased him; therefore Margaret pleased him." The Betrothed, p. 16

"They were saying that England and Scotland were united at last; and the Rose and the Thistle could now grow happily side by side. But could that ever be achieved? Was even the union of Tudor and Stuart capable of working such a miracle?' The Betrothed, p. 18

"He was never the worse for drink; he never indulged in gluttony; he would devote much of his time to the study of laws which could benefit his country; then he would meet a woman and forget duty to state, wife and all, in pursuit of her." The...

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