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              Books by Lyn M. Fergusson

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              FitzRoy - Beyond the Rumours: Tenth Governor of New South Wales, First Governor-General of Australia
               

              FitzRoy - Beyond the Rumours: Tenth Governor of New South Wales, First Governor-General of Australia (Hardback)

              By Fergusson, Lyn M.

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              Was Governor FitzRoy the man popular history would have us believe? Sir Charles Augustus Fitzroy's tenure as Governor of New South Wales and Governor-General of Australia between 1846 and 1855 was plagued by rumour. Mention FitzRoy and he is either not remembered at all, remember...ed as the Governor who caused his wife's death or as a shameless womaniser. Are these damning comments justified? It was the time of Wentworth, Parkes and Lang, giant political figures in New South Wales' early history. FitzRoy's administration oversaw matters such as settlement of the contentious crown land issue and squatters' rights, discovery of gold, education and introduction of the railway. A man of the British Empire, he served firstly his King, then a young Queen Victoria as the Crown's Vice Regal representative at Prince Edward island, the Leeward Islands and finally, New South Wales. This commissioned biography portrays FitzRoy in a light not previously considered, from a personal, family oriented aspect, stretching from childhood to the battlefields of Waterloo. Going beyond the rumours set in motion in 1847, it reveals a worldly diplomat, a Governor who encouraged those around him to act on their beliefs.
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              ISBN 9780646912714
              Published AU 12 Dec 2013
              Publisher Pilar Publishing
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              An Unlikely Alliance
                

              An Unlikely Alliance (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Fergusson, Lyn M.

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              My name is Lexie Holman. I'm 14 years old and am glad this school term is over. Looking back on it, I suppose it's quite a story. I board at school and my life was complicated when I was caught up in the mysterious, ghostly world of one of my teachers...

              ISBN 9780994221421
              Released AU 25 Oct 2016
              Publisher Pilar Publishing
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Lexie Holman Adventure
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