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9 edition of The Bisley boy found in the catalog.

The Bisley boy

by Chris Hunt

  • 159 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Gay Men"s Press, Distributed in North America by Inbook in London, East Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Fiction.,
    • London (England) -- History -- 16th century -- Fiction.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      The astonishing story of the boy from a Cotswold village who became Elizabeth I has been rumored for centuries; historical novelist Chris Hunt reconstructs Elizabeth"s story in the first person.

      Edition Notes

      StatementChris Hunt.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6058.U48 B57 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination336 p. ;
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL610819M
      ISBN 100854492216
      LC Control Number96207002

      Posts about Bisley Boy Legend written by C.R. Berry. The King’s Deception is a Dan Brown-esque conspiracy thriller that centres on one of British history’s most . Sarah Skye has expanded Bram Stoker's research and added historical details to present the Bisley Boy as Elizabeth's likely impostor. Ms. Skye shares her candid opinions, as well as other historian's views on this controversial topic. Finally, this book includes Stoker's original, 19th-century story, lightly edited for easier reading/5(18).

        His digging resulted in a chapter of his book ‘Famous Imposters’ being devoted to ‘The Bisley Boy’. According to the legend, a lie began on an autumn morning years ago when panic swept through a manor house in a Cotswold village in Gloucestershire. Was Queen Elizabeth a Man? - The Bisley Boy Story eBook: Skye, Sarah, Stoker, Bram: : Kindle Store/5(18).

        Ancient Origins articles related to Bisley Boy in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page 1 of tag Bisley Boy). Famous Impostors was Bram Stoker's fifth and final book of nonfiction. This book deals with the exposing of various impostors and hoaxes. It was first published in the UK in by Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., London. The book itself is a page hardcover with a red cloth cover stamped on the front panel in gold.


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The Bisley boy by Chris Hunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Like most villages at the time, the village chose a May Queen every year. But in Bisley, the May Queen was always a young boy in an Elizabethan-style dress. When he asked why, villagers told him about the Bisley Boy.

Bram went on to research the story extensively, and wrote about it in his book, Famous : Alex Noone. In his book Famous Imposters, Stoker recounts a story of a coffin that was discovered in Bisley, close to the house where the year-old Elizabeth was once brought during the plague epidemic.

Inside the coffin were the remains of a young girl, who judging from the lavish clothes and jewelry she was dressed in, belonged to an elite family who.

A lookalike boy from the nearby village of Bisley was put in her place and sworn to secrecy. This legend "explained" why Elizabeth never married or had children. Proponents of the "Bisley Boy" story included Bram Stoker in his nonfiction book Famous Impostors. Was Queen Elizabeth I a man.

Discover the rumor that has circulated for centuries, and what might be behind it. In this book, you'll explore Bram Stoker's research into the "Bisley Boy," who may have replaced Elizabeth when she died at age /5(12).

Sarah Skye has expanded Bram Stoker's research and added historical details to present the Bisley Boy as Elizabeth's likely impostor. Skye shares her candid opinions, as well as other historian's views on this controversial topic.

Finally, this book includes Stoker's original, 19th-century story, lightly edited for easier reading/5(13). And yet the many corroborating details around this extraordinary tale about the Bisley boy were enough to convince the 19th-century writer Bram Stoker, most famous as the author of Dracula.

Bisley in Gloucestershire is the site of Over Court, which in was a royal hunting lodge and, briefly, the home of Henry VIII’s youngest daughter, Princess Elizabeth, whilst her father hunted at the nearby Berkeley castle.

According to the legend of the Bisley Boy, there ensued one of the nation’s greatest royal disasters. Stoker’s conspiracy theory was known as “The Bisley Boy” The story goes that at some point in her childhood, likely around orthe young Elizabeth was sent away to Bisley to escape the threat of plague in the city.

The Bisley Boy Paperback – September 1, by Chris Hunt (Author) › Visit Amazon's Chris Hunt Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(4). The Bisley Boy book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The astonishing story of the boy from a Cotswold village who became E /5. She quickly searched Bisley for a ten-year-old girl with fair complexion and, most importantly, red hair similar to Elizabeth’s.

The search was unsuccessful. However, the nurse did find an effeminate young boy who looked somewhat like the dead royal.

For his book "Famous Imposters", Stoker was told by the famous actor, Sir Henry Irving, the first reported beginnings of the story that the rest of England was to hear of as "The Bisley Boy".

In the village of Bisley, for over three hundred years, each May Pageant repeated a strange event. Buy The Bisley Boy by Hunt, Chris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Stoker’s research into Bisley’s past discovered more than just folklore and tradition, his investigation led him to write the book “Famous Imposters” – A chapter in his book is devoted to tale of “The Bisley Boy”, and he was convinced of its truth.

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Bibliographic information. Title: The Bisley Boy: Author: Chris Hunt: Publisher: Gay Men's Press, Original from: the University of Michigan. Simon Bisley is a British comic book artist best known for his s work on ABC Warriors, Lobo and Sláine.

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I first heard of this engaging gossip from a member of the royal family and so my ears went up. It's an enchanting theory – that Elizabeth I was a changeling boy, popped into the royal cradle on the death of the real princess.

That – though unlikely – is not impossible. But the author claims that the Bisley Boy went on to play the part of the Virgin Queen for a lifetime.I don't think so. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Bisley Boy by Chris Hunt (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Tagged Bisley Boy, Bloody Mary, Bram Stoker, Elizabeth I, Elizabeth I a man, Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I, Tudor conspiracy, Virgin Queen 3 Comments Welcome. C.R. Berry is a Grindstone Literary shortlisted novelist, author of time travel conspiracy thriller series “Million Eyes”, and lover of general weirdness and blobfish.

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Well, I wrote about it on The Elizabeth Files back in and it’s been one of my post popular posts because it gets lots of traffic every time “Secrets of the Virgin Queen” is on TV because this programme also discusses the Bisley Boy legend.The Bisley Boy, the Story of a Princess?

by Jennifer Sue After I screwed up my first contest entry, I pulled and completed another idea. I hope you enjoy This is a piece of historical fiction based on facts and possible facts.

Is it true or is it a fairy tale? The choice is yours. Everyone has heard about King Henry VIII and his six wives.