The House At Old Vine is the second in a trilogy of novels by Norah Lofts about the inhabitants of a Suffolk house from the late fourteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. Covering the turbulent years of 1496 to 1680, it follows six generations of the descendants of
Covering the turbulent years of 1496 to 1680, the saga follows generations of the Reed family. In 1496 Josiana is Martin Reed's illegitimate descendant. Through her the family of the House continues during England's most turbulent period of the Tudors, the Stuarts and the violence of Cromwell's wars.