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The Resource The red queen ; : a novel, Philippa Gregory

The red queen ; : a novel, Philippa Gregory

Label
The red queen ; : a novel
Title
The red queen ;
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonely life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of england regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him into exile; and pledges him in marriage to her enemy Elizabeth of York's daughter. As the political tides constantly move and shift, Margaret charts her own way through another loveless marriage, treacherous alliances and secret plots. always with her ultimate goal before her
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Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonely life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him into exile; and pledges him in marriage to her enemy Elizabeth of York's daughter...
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
354363
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Gregory, Philippa
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
Series statement
Cousins' war
Series volume
0002
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  • Beaufort, Margaret
  • Henry
  • Ambition
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Conspiracies
  • Widows
  • Deception
  • Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Revenge
  • Royal houses
  • Marriage
  • Success (Concept)
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The red queen ; : a novel, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn464593142
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781416563723
System control number
(OCoLC)464593142
Label
The red queen ; : a novel, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Control code
ocn464593142
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781416563723
System control number
(OCoLC)464593142

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