Windsor Castle, Book 2

William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882)

Book 2 - Herne the Hunter. The focus of the novels is on the events surrounding Henry VIII's replacing Catherine of Aragon with Anne Boleyn as his wife. During Henry's pursuit of Boleyn, the novel describes other couples, including the Earl of Surrey and Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald, a match Henry does not support. However, some of the individuals oppose Henry and his desires for Boleyn, including Thomas Wyat who wants her for himself and Cardinal Wolsey, who uses a maiden of mysterious birth, Mabel Lyndwood, to lure Henry away from Boleyn. [...] Intertwined with the Court is the story of Herne the Hunter, a spirit of Windsor Forest. He is an evil force that seeks to take the souls of various individuals, and Henry tries to stop him, but is never able to do so. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia)

Other books in the series:
Book 1
Book 3
Book 4
Book 5
Book 6

Genre(s): Horror & Supernatural Fiction, Historical Fiction

Language: English

Group: Windsor Castle

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Chapter I Tricia F.
Play 02 02 - Chapter II Robin Cotter
Play 03 03 - Chapter III Robin Cotter
Play 04 04 - Chapter IV Amy Gramour
Play 05 05 - Chapter V Michele Eaton
Play 06 06 - Chapter VI Michele Eaton
Play 07 07 - Chapter VII Ruth Golding
Play 08 08 - Chapter VIII Ruth Golding
Play 09 09 - Chapter IX ToddHW
Play 10 10 - Chapter X Amy Gramour