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Raymond Young is a local author from the Isle of Wight who can trace his family as far back as the records are written and who is very interested in local and world history.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The author is fascinated by his home island and it’s long and often troubled history, he has also written fiction and the 25 year restoration of his home Haseley Manor.
Beyond Avarice , is the true story of a waif from St. Helens on the Isle of Wight, England, the daughter of a local fisherman and smuggler who became the mistress of a French Prince and who through intrigue and with the King of France's help had the prince murdered and so became the wealthiest woman in France and who in the process had many of her family enabled.