The Morland Dynasty

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The Morland Dynasty is a series of historical novels by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, based around the Morland family of York, England and their national and international relatives and associates.

There are currently 35 books in the series. The first book begins in 1434 and features the Wars of the Roses; the most recent book begins in the 1931 and deals with the post-Crash depression. The book series in order according to the author's webpage:

Book number Name Publication date Historical period
1 The Founding 1980 1434 - Wars of the Roses and Richard III of England
2 The Dark Rose 1981 1501 - Henry VIII
3 The Princeling 1981 1558 - Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots
4 The Oak Apple 1982 1630 - Charles I; the Civil War
5 The Black Pearl 1982 1659 - Charles II; The Restoration
6 The Long Shadow 1983 1670 - Charles II and James II
7 The Chevalier 1984 1689 - William and Mary; Queen Anne; George I; The Old Pretender (1715 Rebellion)
8 The Maiden 1985 1720 - George I; George II; the Young Pretender (Bonnie Prince Charlie, 1745 Rebellion)
9 The Flood-Tide 1986 1772 - George III; the American War of Independence
10 The Tangled Thread 1987 1788 - The French Revolution; beginning of Industrial Revolution
11 The Emperor 1988 1795 - Napoleon
12 The Victory 1989 1803
13 The Regency 1990 1807 - The Napoleonic Wars; the Peninsular Campaign; the Industrial Revolution
14 The Campaigners 1991 1815 - The Hundred Days Campaign and Battle of Waterloo
15 The Reckoning 1992 1816 - Post-war slump; Chartism; Pentrich Revolution; industrial progress
16 The Devil's Horse 1993 1820 - George IV; the railway
17 The Poison Tree 1994 1831 - William IV
18 The Abyss 1995 1833 - William IV; Victoria
19 The Hidden Shore 1996 1843 - The early Victorian era
20 The Winter Journey 1997 1851 - The Mid-Victorian era; The Great Exhibition; The Crimean War
21 The Outcast 1998 1857 - The American Civil War
22 The Mirage 1999 1870 - High Victorian Age; Franco-Prussian War
23 The Cause 2000 1874 - Women's Rights
24 The Homecoming 2001 1885 - The Late Victorian era
25 The Question 2002 1898 - Late Victorian/Edwardian; the Second Boer War; Automobiles; the Suffragettes
26 The Dream Kingdom 2003 1908 - Edwardian period; Aviation
27 The Restless Sea 2004 1912 - The Titanic; George V
28 The White Road 2005 1914 - The beginning of World War I
29 The Burning Roses 2006 1915 - World War I
30 The Measure of Days 2007 1916 - World War I: Battle of the Somme
31 The Foreign Field 2009 1917 - World War I: Battle of Passchendaele
32 The Fallen Kings 2009 1918 - The end of World War I; Armistice; demobilisation
33 The Dancing Years Nov 2010 1919 - Demobilisation and peace
34 The Winding Road Nov 2011 1925 - The Jazz Age; Wall Street Crash
35 The Phoenix Sept 2013 1931 - post-Crash depression; Hollywood and the Talkies; Edward and Mrs Simpson

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