He needed her dowry to restore his estates - her body to provide an heir -but what of love? It was in the bleak winter at the end of the first Civil War when Richard Halley, Lord Alvescot, found Annagay Fleet sheltering in the deserted ruins of Raglan Castle with her dying husband. It was a fateful encounter, which was to lead Annagay into a marriage of necessity with Richard And in her new life she found herself rebelling against her strong Puritan upbringing as she fought to gain her husband's love.
Used availability for Janet Edmonds's A Civil Marriage
September 1988 : UK Hardback
November 1988 : UK Paperback