Windsor Castle, Book 5

William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882)

Book 5 - Mabel Lyndwood. 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 by Wikipedia)

Other books in the series:
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
Book 6

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

Language: English

Group: Windsor Castle

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter I acousticwave
Play 02 Chapter II Lynne T
Play 03 Chapter III Elise C. Boucher
Play 04 Chapter IV Jay Wills
Play 05 Chapter V mlaura
Play 06 Chapter VI Lynne T
Play 07 Chapter VII acousticwave