As i read this wonderful book cavalier by lucy worsley i could hear her voice with all its lilting passion telling me the history of william cavendish and his rise downfall and rise again the latter occurring along with the restoration of charles ii. Lucy worsley brings to life the complex and fascinating hierarchies among the inhabitants of the great houses of the seventeenth century painting a picture of conspiracy sexual intrigue clandestine marriage and gossip. It is easy to see what lucy worsley is trying to do in cavalier she has written a thesis for a phd which is chock full of interesting nuggets the idea has come to her that she should serve them . Lucy worsley brings to life a fascinating household of the 17th century painting a picture of conspiracy sexual intrigue clandestine marriage and gossip from ben jonson and van dyck to a savage knife wielding master cook cavalier is a brilliant illumination of the stately home in england and all its many colourful inhabitants. Cavalier by lucy worsley report this page from the chief curator of the historic royal palaces in england a vivid portrait of a seventeenth century nobleman his household and the dramatic decades surrounding the english civil warwilliam cavendish embodied the popular image of a cavalier
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