Lord Roxhythe is a patriot. He loves his king and his county . . . in that order with an undying passion. When faced with a mission for his king, King Charles, that many would quaver at accepting Roxhythe accepts without hesitation. While those around him question if what is good for Charles is indeed good for England Roxhythe does not. He is a royalist of a different age.
The Great Roxhythe is a novel written by Georgette Heyer. The book opens in 1668 and closes in 1685, and concerns the misadventures of a fictional spy loyal to Charles II.from Wikipedia