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The Prince and the Quakeress

The Prince and the Quakeress

(The fourth book in the Georgian Saga series)
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This Jean Plaidy's novel, set against a backdrop of political intrigues andaristocrats jockeying for power, tells the story of a young, idealisticPrince of Wales and his deep and abiding affection for a beautiful, youngquakeress, Hannah Lightfoot, who happened to catch his eye one day while hewas riding through the streets. She, a commoner, would go against all herbeliefs for his love, and he, a future King of England, would flout thosewho would try to control him in order to be with this woman whom he lovedwith the ardor and devotion of the very young. Their bittersweet romanceprovides a birdseye view into the upbringing of the Prince of Wales, as wellas a peek into the sybaritic court of George II. Their love is set against abackdrop of manipulative and self-seeking courtiers who would attempt to usetheir knowledge of the Prince's secret romance with this young quakeress fortheir personal gain. Theirs would be a love that would disappear into thefootnotes of history, until the author wove it into this absorbing andpoignant account of a forbidden, first love that would have historicalimplications.

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Hardback Editions

October 1986 : USA Hardback
Title: The Prince and the Quakeress
Author(s): Jean Plaidy, Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr
ISBN: 0-399-13191-4 / 978-0-399-13191-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group (T)
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October 1968 : UK Hardback
Title: The Prince and the Quakeress (Georgian Saga 4)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-7091-0381-6 / 978-0-7091-0381-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Prince and the Quakeress
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-449-21443-5 / 978-0-449-21443-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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May 1976 : UK Paperback
Title: The Prince and the Quakeress (Georgian Saga 4)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-330-24689-5 / 978-0-330-24689-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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