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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kateryn Parr, a thirty-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 sixteen 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. But is this enough to keep her safe? A leader of religious reform and a published author, 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
Summary
Reimagines the story of Henry VIII's sixth wife, Kateryn Parr, who after being forced to marry the king struggles against dangerous adversaries to observe her own faith and promote religious reforms
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435901
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Basic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catharine Parr
  • Henry
  • Queens
  • Great Britain
  • FICTION / Historical
Target audience
adult
Label
The taming of the queen, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 673-682)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn910858508
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
687 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410482969
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2015028449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)910858508
Label
The taming of the queen, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 673-682)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn910858508
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
687 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410482969
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2015028449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)910858508

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