By Marie Macpherson
Hailes fortress, 1511. hour of darkness on a doom-laden Halloween and Elisabeth Hepburn, feisty daughter of the Earl of Bothwell, makes a desire to wed her lover, the poet David Lindsay. yet her uncle has different plans. To guard the pursuits of the Hepburn family members, she is to turn into a nun and be triumphant her aunt as Prioress of St. Mary’s Abbey, Haddington. in spite of the fact that, plunged into the political maelstrom and non secular turmoil of the early Scottish Reformation, Hepburn's existence there's infrequently considered one of quiet contemplation. Strong-willed and autonomous, she clashes with those that query her unorthodox regime at St. Mary’s, together with Cardinal David Beaton and her rival, Sister Maryoth Hay. yet her maximum fight is opposed to her godson, John Knox. Witnessing his rejection of the Roman Catholic Church, aided via David Lindsay, she despairs that the sins of her previous can have contributed to his current disenchantment.
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