Cymberie is a great house in sixteenth century Essex. Itís here that Elaine, penniless and far from home, comes with her small child. In order to survive she has no choice but to nurse the man who condemned her innocent husband to death.

Energetic and resilient, she takes advantage of the situation to learn to read, and becomes Sir Richard's clerk. She is courted by the candlemaker in the village - and then Sir Richard's handsome explorer son returns. But she's an independent woman now.

The Girl In The Great House

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