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Jan. 24, 2023, 9:17 a.m. A review for 'A Woman of Noble Wit', by Dr Marilyn Fryer

This book is a joy to read. Rooted in meticulous historical research, it offers a unique insight into the life of a Tudor noblewoman including the strictures she endures and eventually overcomes. This is set against a backcloth of war and social upheaval which challenges her, her family, and others - rich and poor.


April 14, 2023, 4:29 p.m. A review for 'A Woman of Noble Wit', by Helen L

I enjoyed this thoroughly

I enjoyed this thoroughly. A quick and untaxing read which aims to flesh out a woman recorded in history but lightly.

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The Alabaster Angel

April 11, 2023, 4:28 p.m. by Heather Newton

The story draws you in and you follow it through the ages to its conclusion excellent read thank you

a Wonderful afternoon at South Milton Thursday Club

March 10, 2023, 11:34 a.m. by South Milton Thursday Club

Thank you so much for giving us such a wonderful afternoon yesterday.

I have been getting messages from lots of people, saying how much they enjoyed your presentation, how informative it was and what fun it all was. Appearing in full period costume which you make yourself, you brought your book on the life of Lady Katherine Champernowne 'A Woman of Noble Wit' to life through a fascinating and fun presentation. I think we all learnt something, and we certainly had a good laugh!!

We organisers were thrilled to see so many people there; we have found that …

Enjoyable and an accurate glimpse of every day life in the Tudor period

Oct. 19, 2022, 2:06 p.m. A review for 'A Woman of Noble Wit', by amazon customer

Well researched and written, thoroughly enjoyable.

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 October 2022
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Well researched and written, thoroughly enjoyable. The author brings her enthusiasm and knowledge of the period to life. You gain an insight into what life must have been like for people who weren't part of the court during the turmoil of Tudor times. The characters are people who really existed in the west country.

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