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Review: Quarrel with the King: The Story of an English Family on the High Road to Civil War

User Review  - David R. - Goodreads

Nicolson falls a little flat with this treatment of the Herberts, earls of Pembroke from their debut in the 1530s to their fall in the English Civil War. We learn a great deal more about the family's ... Read full review

Review: Quarrel with the King: The Story of an English Family on the High Road to Civil War

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

An informative book, if slightly overwritten from time to time. Most unfortunately, the title changed as this book made its way across the Atlantic; it was originally "Earls in Paradise," which is ... Read full review

Review: Quarrel with the King: The Story of an English Family on the High Road to Civil War

User Review  - Liz DeCoster - Goodreads

I knew going into this book that I was already somewhat familiar with some of the people and events it would cover. My concern choosing this book was that I would find the material repetitive, when my ... Read full review

Review: Quarrel with the King: The Story of an English Family on the High Road to Civil War

User Review  - George Ilsley - Goodreads

An interesting book, but unfortunately not the same one as indicated on the cover. Perhaps the title "Arcadia, and many tedious details about land use practices" could not get past the editors. There ... Read full review

Review: Quarrel with the King: The Story of an English Family on the High Road to Civil War

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

What I learned from this book - not as much as I expected to learn. It was all very airy-fairy, and too much conjecture about the meaning of a painting, without enough reinforcement from primary ... Read full review


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