Ann Fanshawe: A Memoir of Love

Once upon a time, there was a woman in the 17th Century who loved her husband very, very much. Her name was Ann Fanshawe.

Come join me at the English Historical Fiction Authors Blog today when I share with you the writings of Ann Fanshawe and her enduring love for her husband Richard.

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Cornelis Janssens van Ceulen  [Public domain],  via Wikimedia Commons
Cornelis Janssens van Ceulen
[Public domain],
via Wikimedia Commons
By Unknown painter (British school)  (BBC Paintings [1] date: 2012-01-19 01:47:52) [Public domain],  via Wikimedia Commons
By Unknown painter (British school)
(BBC Paintings [1] date: 2012-01-19 01:47:52) [Public domain],
via Wikimedia Commons

6 Comments

  1. I’m more of a Restoration era enthusiast than English Civil War myself, but I feel like both eras are so overlooked historically. Interesting post!

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    1. Thanks for the comment Lynn. I’m hoping that others see it for the fascinating era it is. But the Restoration is brilliant!

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  2. Fascinating and courageous lady … thank you Cryssa, these are the kind of historical ‘tales’ I love …. Moonie.

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    1. Thanks Moonie!

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  3. P.S. Looking at the photo of her journal … she had beautiful handwriting. x

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    1. Good penmanship is a skill that we’re sadly losing. She did have a lovely script

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