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By Margaret Campbell Barnes | Comments: ( 116 ) | Date: ( Nov 22, 2019 )

This is the story of an inn keeper s daughter and the natural son of a king Because her family had served King Richard, and because the king spoke kindly to her when he stopped at her family s inn on the way to Bosworth Field, Tansy was devoted to the Yorkist cause After the army left, another visitor arrived a young man of no apparent importance, wo called himself DiThis is the story of an inn keeper s daughter and the natural son of a king Because her family had served King Richard, and because the king spoke kindly to her when he stopped at her family s inn on the way to Bosworth Field, Tansy was devoted to the Yorkist cause After the army left, another visitor arrived a young man of no apparent importance, wo called himself Dickon Dickon s face showed his relationship with the King, and after Richard had been killed and the Yorkist army defeated, Tansy risked her good name to shelter him from Henry Tudor s victorious army.


  • Title: The King's Bed
  • Author: Margaret Campbell Barnes
  • ISBN: 9780441445189
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Margaret Campbell Barnes

Margaret Campbell Barnes was born in 1891 and died in 1962 She was the youngest of ten children born in the Sussex country side By all accounts she lived a happy childhood and was eventually educated at small private schools in Paris and London.The majority of her books were written between the 1940 s and 1960 s.She married Peter Barnes in 1917, a furniture salesman, and the couple had two sons, Michael and John Michael, a Royal Armoured Corps Lieutenant, was killed during WW II.Over two million copies of Margaret s historical novels have been sold worldwide.Her historical fiction has recently seen a renewed interest and her excellent writing and research outshines the majority of the historical books on the market today.



Comments The King's Bed

  • Misfit

    Margaret Campbell Barnes recounts the story of Richard (Dickon) Broome, an illegitimate son of Richard III. Dickon was raised not knowing his parentage, but is summoned to Bosworth and acknowledged by his father on the eve of the battle. The King had spent a night previously in Leicester at the White Boar Inn and planning on returning left behind the King's bed (a portable one that traveled with him). Tansy Marsh, the daughter of the Boar's proprietor saves young Dickon's life as he flees Boswor [...]


  • Louise Child

    A sweet little story A sweet little story marred by very poor editing and grammar .I was unaware that plasters for cuts were in common use in Tudor times ! So a few inconsistencies .


  • Jane Barry

    Story good, but where are the proofreadersStoryline was very interesting and moves quickly. If not for innumerable spelling and grammatical errors the rating w/o higher. PROOFREAD!


  • MARY JANE CLARK

    Fascinating!I always enjoy reading about the early English dynasties and this book was very good. Dickon always been considered a pretender to the throne and this brings him to life. Great fiction! Look forward to more from this author!


  • Julia Ibbotson

    Very enjoyable novel. I am fascinated by this period of history. Full of detail and most intriguing, with interesting characters.


  • Elizabeth

    THE KING'S BED was one of Margaret Campbell Barnes's later books. It tells the story of Richard (Dickon) Broome, illegitimate son to Richard III, and how he faces and deals with the short rise and fall of his father's reign. Though it is certainly a pleasurable read, it is not one of MCB's best books. At the time she wrote this, she was already quite successful and was working with a reliable formula. There is a sense that she turned this book out rather quickly. This is not to say that her work [...]


  • Linda

    Story of the illegitimate son of Richard III.Working from a list of books I read years ago.


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