Search - List of Books by Philip Lindsay

Philip Lindsay (1906–1958) was an English writer, who mostly wrote historical novels. He was the son of Norman Lindsay, an Australian artist.

His novels often treated his subject matter in a dark fashion, with his central characters depicted as brooding, depressed, or disturbed characters. They include:-

  • The Devil and King John, influenced by Margaret Murray's The Divine King in England, according to which John had leanings towards the "Old Religion" of witchcraft, and his first wife Hadwisa was an actual witch. However its treatment of the better-established facts of John's reign, although ambiguous, was more sympathetic to John than most accounts. Archbishop Stephen Langton is an important character who is treated relatively sympathetically.
  • One Dagger for Two, about Christopher Marlowe. In this account Marlowe is an atheist, but heterosexual. He was stabbed in a tavern quarrel, but over a dispute about a woman, not just a petty dispute over the bill.
  • They Have Their Dreams, about Perkin Warbeck, claims that Warbeck was really the illegitimate son of Margaret of York and a clergyman.
  • The Little Wench, about Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere.
  • Here Comes the King, about Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife.
  • The Merry Mistress, about Jane Shore, mistress of Edward IV.
He also wrote highly sympathetic biographies of Richard III of England (The Tragic King) and of Henry V of England.

In addition, he did some work for the film industry. He was one of a team of writers on Song of Freedom and Under the Red Robe, and was a technical advisor on The Private Life of Henry VIII.
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Total Books: 43
Gentle Knight
1977 - Gentle Knight (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780859972086
ISBN-10: 0859972089
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Merry Mistress
1976 - Merry Mistress (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091233600
ISBN-10: 0091233607
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Sir Rusty Sword
1976 - Sir Rusty Sword (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780859971546
ISBN-10: 0859971546
Genre: Literature & Fiction

They Have Their Dreams
1976 - They Have Their Dreams (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780859971508
ISBN-10: 0859971503
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1976 - Love Rides to Buttermere [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
Beauty or the Beast
1975 - Beauty or the Beast (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091208400
ISBN-10: 0091208408
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Loves of My Lord Admiral
1975 - Loves of My Lord Admiral (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091208509
ISBN-10: 0091208505
Genre: Literature & Fiction

There is No Escape
1974 - There Is No Escape (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091202804
ISBN-10: 0091202809
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fall of the Axe
1974 - Fall of the Axe (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091203306
ISBN-10: 0091203309

1974 - Devil Comes to Winchelsea [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
Swell Yokel
1974 - Swell Yokel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856171963
ISBN-10: 0856171964

1972 - Devil and King John [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
1972 - Gentleman Harry Retires [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
1972 - Sisters of Rye [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
1972 - Bride for a Buccaneer [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
Princely Knave
1971 - Princely Knave (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780722155325
ISBN-10: 0722155328
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1971 - Queen's Confession [New Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
1971 - Whither Shall I Wander [Portway Reprints] (Hardcover)
All that glitters
1968 - All That Glitters (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780093097002
ISBN-10: 009309700X

One Dagger For Two
One Dagger for Two (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780091203405
ISBN-10: 0091203406
Genre: Literature & Fiction

King Henry V A chronicle
King Henry V a Chronicle (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780093049605
ISBN-10: 0093049609

Kings of Merry England
Kings of Merry England (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780093049704
ISBN-10: 0093049706

The heart of a king
The Heart of a King (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780093096609
ISBN-10: 0093096607

The shadow of the Red Barn
The Shadow of the Red Barn (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780093098009
ISBN-10: 0093098006

Here Comes the King
Here Comes the King (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780722155301
ISBN-10: 0722155301
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Here Comes the King - A Novel of Henry VIII
Here Comes the King - a Novel of Henry VIII (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780722155332
ISBN-10: 0722155336

A mirror for ruffians
A Mirror for Ruffians [Essay index reprint series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780836927993
ISBN-10: 0836927990

Queen Honeypot
Queen Honeypot (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856179655
ISBN-10: 0856179655
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Haunted Man A Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe
Haunted Man a Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780891909682
ISBN-10: 0891909680
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs