A Health Unto His Majesty Author:Jean Plaidy Against the colorful backdrop of 17th century England comes the romantic story of Charles Stuart's return to the throne. For years an exiled prince, he wandered throughout Europe, a man without a country. Then one day England thrust aside her Puritan rule and called him back to become her king-Charles II. — Here is his story of passion and strug... more »gle through the eyes of the two women who loved him. Barbara Palmer-vulgar, ambitious, promiscuous, and sensual- she was the king's mistress who would not give him up, even to his wife.
And Catherine of Braganza, the woman Charles was forced to wed. A shy and unworldly woman whose love for her husband was indestructible.« less