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Tudor : passion, manipulation, murder : the story of England's most notorious royal family
Title:
Tudor : passion, manipulation, murder : the story of England's most notorious royal family
ISBN:
9781610393638
Physical Description:
539 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colored illustrations, genealogical tables, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents:
The coming of the Tudors : a mother's love. An ordinary man ; A child bride ; A prisoner, honourably brought up ; The wheel of fortune ; Enter Richard III ; The princes in the tower ; The exile ; Bosworth ; The rose and the passion ; Securing the succession ; The lost prince ; Punishment ; Death and judgement ; Exit Margaret Beaufort -- Inheritance : the legacy of Arthur. The elder sister : Margaret, Queen of Scots ; The younger sister : Mary, the French queen ; A family reunion and a royal rival ; Enter Anne Boleyn ; A marriage on trial ; The return of Margaret Douglas ; The terror begins ; The fall of Anne Boleyn ; Love and death ; Three wives ; The last years of Henry VIII ; Elizabeth in danger ; Mary in danger ; The last Tudor king -- Setting sun : the Tudor queens. Nine days ; Revolt ; Marriage and sons ; A flickering light ; A married man ; Dangerous cousins ; Royal prisoners ; Murder in the family ; Exit Margaret Douglas ; The virgin queen ; The daughter of debate ; The Armada ; Setting sun ; The hollow crown -- Appendices. What happened to the body of James IV? ; The mysterious quarrel between Henry VIII and Margaret Douglas ; Guildford and Jane Dudley ; The myth of Frances Brandon, the child abuser ; The obscure Margaret Clifford, heir to the throne, 1578-96.
Abstract:
In an epic narrative sweeping from 1437 to the first decade of the seventeenth century, the author traces the rise and rule of the Tudor dynasty to rediscover the true significances of previously overlooked figures.
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Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, NY : PublicAffairs, 2013.
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