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The Taming of the Queen – Philippa Gregory

In fairy tales young women dream of marrying a king, becoming a queen. But this isn’t a fairy tale.  This is reality, circa 1543, London, and the king is wife murderer, Henry VIII. Newly widowed.  Kateryn Parr has just received … Continue reading

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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World – Alison Weir

The Princess Elizabeth, first child of Edward IV, grew up in a splendid court. As the daughter of a beloved king in a prosperous country, she was destined for a great marriage. She would have known her worth. But things … Continue reading

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VIII – H.M. Castor

This account of Henry VIII’s life from youth through the last of his six marriages is well researched – and G rated! It allows a glimpse into how an English king is molded from such a very early age. I … Continue reading

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The Boleyn King: A Novel – Laura Andersen

On a summer’s night in 1536 a rush of falling stars accompanied the birth of a prince, Anne Boleyn’s healthy baby boy.  Now, seventeen years later King Henry IX, known to his family as William, is impatiently entering the last … Continue reading

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