It is 1832, and Lady Louisa does not care for the ways of formal society. Independent, carefree and compassionate, she rebels against the traditional path set out before her. Things are about to change...
She meets Noah,a confident and loveable Kale gypsy who is on the way to Devon for his betrothal to pretty Clementina.
Louisa's secret friend, Sarah, is her sister's maid. Sarah hopes that the impending marriage her employer, Lady Selina, does not mean that she has to leave her beloved Shropshire.
Joseph, a handsome groom at Pitchford Hall and confidante of Lady Louisa, has romance on his mind.
The events in Pitchford 1832 , and their reactions,unwittingly invoke a local curse which ultimately affects their lives, and the destiny of the future Queen of the British Empire. The lives of Noah, Sarah and Joseph weave together and they each find themselves on a voyage of adventure elation, romance and sorrow.
It is 1832, and thirteen year old Princess Victoria of Kent has learned she will, one day, become Queen. In August she began a tour of England and Wales to get to know her future subjects.
The Princess has been travelling the land , shaking hands, smiling and acting with dignity and grace .It is now late October and she is about to visit Pitchford Hall in Shropshire, the home of her favourite “uncle.” and Lady Louisa his spirited daughter.
The Princess is restless and wants adventure, although her every move is guarded by her mother and governess. However, she hopes to enlist Lady Louisa (who is in disgrace) to help her break the monotony and boredom of her young life.
What the Princess discovers in the tree profoundly influences her beliefs and ultimately determines the fortunes of her nation.
... is set over a two day period, from 2nd -3rd September 1882. Sophie, thirteen, lives in a big house filled near St. James’ Park in London. Sophie aspires to be a proper lady, following the rules of etiquette and refinement. Her parents are away in Paris on holiday and her friend, Alex, is arriving for Afternoon Tea… Jack is a cheeky chimney sweep, living in the slums of Lambeth His family are very poor, and are hoping to avoid spending time in the workhouse. Two very different places. Two very different children. Two very different days in September 1882…
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