Order of Kate Sedley Books
Kate Sedley is the pen name of Brenda Margaret Lilian Honey Clarke, who writes historical fiction and historical mystery novels. Originally from Bristol, England, Kate attended The Red Maids’ School in Westbury-on-Trym. She is well-regarded for her meticulous research and her engaging writing style. Kate is married with a son and daughter.
Kate Sedley became a published author in 1969 with the novel The Kingmaker (as by Brenda Honeyman). She began writing as Brenda Clarke in 1978 with Glass Island. Finally, she adopted her Kate Sedley pen name with the advent of her Roger the Chapman character in 1991 with her novel Death and the Chapman. Below is a list of Kate Sedley’s books in order of when they were originally published:
Publication Order of In The Shadow Of The Throne Books
Publication Order of Roger The Chapman Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Notes: The Hanged Man is also known as The Weaver’s Tale. The Warrior King was originally published as Harry the King. The In the Shadow of the Throne series was written as Brenda Honeyman.
The Kingmaker, Brother Bedford, Good Duke Humphrey, King’s Minions, Queen and Mortimer, Edward the Warrior, All the King’s Sons, Golden Griffin, At the King’s Court, The King’s Tale, Macbeth, King of Scots, Emma, The Queen and Harold of the English were written as Brenda Honeyman.
Glass Island, The Lofty Banners, Far Morning, All Through the Day, A Rose in May, Three Women, Winter Landscape, Under Heaven, Equal Chance, Sisters and Lovers, Beyond the World, Riches of the Heart, A Durable Fire, Sweet Auburn, Richard Plantagenet, Last of the Barons and A Royal Alliance were written as Brenda Clarke.
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Kate Sedley Synopsis: Last of the Barons is a standalone novel by Brenda Clarke. Richard Nevill, Earl of Warwick is descended from kings, although not in direct line of succession for the crown. However, he sees himself as the best man for that job. Warwick’s life ends up degenerating into a struggle for political power – a struggle that eventually leads him to the fatal field of Barnet.