A young lady, knowledgeable in herbal remedies, is determined to marry her father’s successor so she can remain in the family home. The Earl is determined to marry a woman he does not love.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: based on a play, diplomacy, entail, estate, Foreign Office, Gambling Hell, intelligence, Lady Windermere, Lady Windermere's Fan, London, Miranda Neville, Oscar Wilde, philanthropy, Politics, Spittafields, Wilde, Windermere
A diplomat returns to London to discover what looks like a tryst between his wife and his former friend. He married her for financial reasons but now finds her much more interesting. She has some big secrets too and is not the girl he left behind; she is more sophisticated.
About Entailment and Primogeniture
The laws of inheritance are often the theme of Historic Fiction which shows the human cost of this patriarchal practice.