The Resource The taming of the queen, Philippa Gregory

The taming of the queen, Philippa Gregory

Label
The taming of the queen
Title
The taming of the queen
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kateryn Parr, a 30-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives - King Henry VIII - commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted 16 months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryn's trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court, and rules the kingdom as Regent. A leader of religious reform and the first woman to publish in English, Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own. But she cannot save the Protestants, under threat for their faith, and Henry's dangerous gaze turns on her. The traditional churchmen and rivals for power accuse her of heresy - the punishment is death by fire and the king's name is on the warrant
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
823.9'2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry
  • Catharine Parr
  • Great Britain
Label
The taming of the queen, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781471132995
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781471132995
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Label
The taming of the queen, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781471132995
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781471132995
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)

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