How did she, jane seymour was astute, a woman with seemingly no personality and with few accomplishments beyond needlework and household management contrive to not only attract the world’s most fearsome and powerful monarch, but also motivate him to rid himself of Anne Boleyn, the woman for whom he had sacrificed so much to marry only three short years before?Although she is given little credit for anything other than her provision of England’s heir, intelligent and came from a highly ambitious family.
Behind The Mask: The Story of Jane Seymour #ad - The fact that he already had a Queen did not deter her; she was focused, she was ruthless and she would let nothing stand in her way. This is the story of Jane Seymour and her rise from obscure country gentlewoman to royal consort.
Elizabeth, The Witch's DaughterCanelo Saga #ad - She was born and raised in Liverpool, which serves as the inspiration for many of her novels. She witnesses from the sidelines the glittering splendour of her father's court, and the terrifying consequences of his wrath. With few she can trust, elizabeth comes to womanhood during the reigns of her brother and sister, shrouded by a web of deceit.
It is the first of four newly reissued classics of historical fiction, which also include The Tudor Heritage, The White Lion of Norfolk and The Danish Queen. Lynda M. She lives in constant danger, yet rises above her detractors to defy her mother’s legacy, and go down in history as one of England’s most ruthless and powerful monarchs.
She now divides her time between Merseyside and the Isle of Man, where she has lived for several years. Just how much of an influence did henry viii’s most notorious wife have on her child? And was Elizabeth's accession Anne Boleyn's final triumph over death?A powerful and compelling tale about the tumultuous beginnings of the Virgin Queen, this is the perfect read for fans of Anne O’Brien, Elizabeth Chadwick and Alison Weir.
Elizabeth, The Witch's Daughter #ad - Andrews, who also writes as lyn andrews, is the Sunday Times Number One bestselling author of over 34 sagas, and one of the top 100 bestselling authors in the UK. Her life became a testament to the ambitions demonstrated of her parents. Elizabeth i: from princess, to the world’s most powerful queenit is recorded that never once during her life did Elizabeth Tudor speak of her mother Anne Boleyn; but did she never think of her? As a little girl, to outcast, Elizabeth Tudor knows she is a princess but one day is suddenly told she is now 'the Lady Elizabeth'.
The Baker's Daughter, Volume 1: The second book of the Tudor Chronicles#ad - How did a sweet, the apple of her father’s eye from birth, king philip of spain, was cruelly expressed in a broadsheet circulating London at the time of Mary’s ill-fated marriage:“The baker’s daughter, become the fearsome tyrant known as Bloody Mary? Mary’s tragic tale is told with an objectivity, sympathy and understanding that is reflected in the title of the book; the discontent of the English people with Mary’s proposed match with the Spaniard, beautiful princess, in her russet gown; better than Queen Mary without her crown.
”. The baker’s daughter the second book of the tudor chroniclesvolume 1 of 2book two:1533-1558Sequel to The Nymph from HeavenThe Baker's Daughter is the story of Queen Mary Tudor, Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon’s ill-fated and unfortunate daughter.
The Baker's Daughter, Volume 2: The second book of the Tudor Chronicles, Volume 2#ad - How did a sweet, beautiful princess, the apple of her father’s eye from birth, become the fearsome tyrant known as bloody mary? mary’s tragic tale is told with an objectivity, King Philip of Spain, sympathy and understanding that is reflected in the title of the book; the discontent of the English people with Mary’s proposed match with the Spaniard, was cruelly expressed in a broadsheet circulating London at the time of Mary’s ill-fated marriage:“The baker’s daughter, in her russet gown; better than Queen Mary without her crown.
”. The baker’s daughter the second book of the tudor chroniclesvolume 2 of 2book two:1533-1558Sequel to The Nymph from HeavenThe Baker's Daughter is the story of Queen Mary Tudor, Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon’s unfortunate daughter.
To Crown A Rose Royal Court Series#ad - Eclipsed first by her beautiful mother and then by her daughter — Frances Grey became known as a cruel mother. The tragic tale of the lady Jane Grey — the Nine Day Queen is well known. Sentenced to die as martyr her story would become legendary. But before the fall there was her rise. This is the story of her beginnings.
Part of the royal Court Series which can be read as a standalone novel. She would be doomed to obscurity. History does not always look kindly on those who failed and she is no exception. But the tale of her mother is not so well-known. She was an ambitious woman who survived in turbulent times and sought to claim as much power for herself and her family as she could.
The Forgotten Tudor Women: Anne Seymour, Jane Dudley & Elisabeth Parr#ad - Anne seymour, jane dudley and Elisabeth Parr all have their own unique stories to tell. Jane dudley was a wife and mother who fought for her family until her last breath. Anne seymour served all of henry viii’s six wives and brushed with treason more than once, but she died in her bed as a wealthy old matriarch.
Yet anne, jane and elisabeth lived through all this and left their indelible marks on history. Elisabeth parr, sister-in-law of Queen Katherine Parr, married for love and became Elizabeth I’s favourite lady-in-waiting. The tudor age was a hazardous time for ambitious women: courtly life exposed them to “pride, executions were part of everyday life, envy, indignation, scorning and derision”, death in childbirth was a real possibility and plagues sweeping regularly through the country could wipe out entire generations of families.
The Forgotten Tudor Women: Anne Seymour, Jane Dudley & Elisabeth Parr #ad - It’s high time for these women’s stories to be heard. Born into the most turbulent period of england’s history, these women’s lives interplayed with the great dramas of the Tudor age, and their stories deserve to be told independently of their husbands.
The Nymph from Heaven: The first book of the Tudor Chronicles#ad - Born a beautiful princess into tudor England in the late Middle Ages, Mary’s hand was sought in marriage from the age of three. Both of king henry’s sisters became queens through dynastic marriages, but their fates were very different. But bound to duty by her high position, Mary knew that any match arranged for her would almost certainly take her out of England for marriage with a stranger in a foreign land.
The nymph from heaven is a historical novel based on the life of Henry’s younger sister, Mary Tudor. Mary, not to be confused with her niece, “Bloody” Mary, graced the stage of European politics for only a few short years, but her story is a fascinating one. Margaret, king henry’s elder sister, his younger sister, became Queen of Scotland, while Mary, became Queen of France.
The Nymph from Heaven: The first book of the Tudor Chronicles #ad - Through many trials and tribulations, and against all odds, Mary marries her one true love. Almost everyone knows that king henry VIII of England had six wives and two daughters, but many do not realize that he also had two sisters. But the price may prove too high. This intriguing story is juxtaposed with the captivating tale of Henry’s younger sister, Mary Tudor.
The nymph from heaven tells the story of possibly the most famous love triangle of all time, the results of which still ring down the centuries to us today; that of Henry VIII, Katharine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn. But mary falls in love with a poor English knight, and is determined to marry him.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - She stands up for what she believes in. But such courage has consequencesAttractive, wealthy and influential, Katherine Willoughby is one of the most unusual ladies of the Tudor court. From king to queen to servant, each were brought vividly to life. Discovering diamonds review ‘katherine the duchess’ is a novel which gripped me from the start and I felt great empathy for this strong but extremely wise lady who trod a silken threaded path through life ~ joy ~ fortune ~ but great danger.
I was totally taken and fascinated with historically political drama that unfolds within the Tudor Court. Verified amazon reviewer"katherine Willoughby finally gets her time to shine in Tony Riches’ conclusion to his Tudor trilogy. Review at adventures of a Tudor Nerd. Katherine’s protestant faith puts her family in great danger - from which there seems no escape.
Katherine’s remarkable true story continues the epic tale of the rise of the Tudors, which began with the best-selling Tudor trilogy and concludes with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. The characters are wonderfully drawn. Diana jackson"tony riches, delivers a vividly descriptive, interesting, and well-written read here with characters and a setting that totally captivated and intrigued me.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - Katherine #ad - After the short reign of young catherine Howard, and the tragic death of Jane Seymour, Katherine and Brandon are chosen to welcome Anna of Cleves as she arrives in England. When the royal marriage is annulled, Catherine Parr becomes the king’s sixth wife, Katherine’s good friend, and they work to promote religious reform.
The Danish QueenCanelo Saga #ad - How did a danish princess become the so-called first queen of Great Britain?Anne of Holstein is perhaps the least-known Queen Consort in Britain’s history. When queen elizabeth i died, james inherited the crown of England and was the first ruler to call himself ‘King of Great Britain’, and Anne the first queen.
She now divides her time between Merseyside and the Isle of Man, where she has lived for several years. The danish queen tells the story of a woman who crossed the sea and found love and power, but was fated to watch the tragic demise of her children, all of whom were to be haunted by the tragic destiny of the Stuarts.
The Danish Queen #ad - It is a dramatic and enlightening account of the early years and marriage of a queen whose place in history is little known, and is perfect for fans of Anne O’Brien, Elizabeth Chadwick and Alison Weir. Lynda M. But her marriage to James I saw her become key to the legacy of the Stuarts. She was born and raised in Liverpool, which serves as the inspiration for many of her novels.
. They married and bore children, but as the Princess grew to womanhood in the turbulent court of Scotland, she was subject to the unpredictable behaviour of her husband. Andrews, who also writes as lyn andrews, is the Sunday Times Number One bestselling author of over 34 sagas, and one of the top 100 bestselling authors in the UK.
From her homeland of denmark, anne travelled to Scotland – a place she had heard tales about of ruthless and bloodthirsty people – and met her betrothed.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2#ad - Separated from past friends and surrounded by people who resent her rise to the throne, the sole close companion she has left is Jane Boleyn, the infamous Lady Rochford. Lawrencethe author's thank are due to Julia Gibbs, and BetiBup Designs, proof reader of this work, the cover artist. July 1540after eight months as a maid of court, Catherine Howard has become Queen.
On the day of her wedding, wearing a mask, hoping to fool the King, Catherine begins a dangerous game, until the day she can be free. People from her past come calling, the threat that the King may find out she is not the pure, innocent maiden he thinks she is puts her in peril. And this is not the only strain upon Catherine.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2 #ad - Catherine must imitate the Queens of the past in order to survive. And she must ignore her love for another man. No more time to dance is book two in The Story of Catherine Howard, by G.
The White Lion of NorfolkCanelo Saga #ad - She was born and raised in Liverpool, which serves as the inspiration for many of her novels. Meet thomas howard: his quest for power knows no boundsthe white lion of Norfolk is the story of Thomas Howard, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, Third Duke of Norfolk: a ruthless, unscrupulous man willing even to use his two nieces, as pawns to curry political favour.
Amidst the pomp and pageantry of the royal Court, Howard climbs the greasy pole of ambition, remaining totally subservient to his master, King Henry VIII. She now divides her time between Merseyside and the Isle of Man, where she has lived for several years. But will he live to see his great niece, Elizabeth Tudor, become Queen?Lynda M.
The White Lion of Norfolk #ad - It pits him as rival and ally to such men as Cardinal Wolsey, Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell, and leads him perilously close to the unsavoury death many feel his savage cruelty deserves. Andrews, who also writes as lyn andrews, is the Sunday Times Number One bestselling author of over 34 sagas, and one of the top 100 bestselling authors in the UK.
His devotion places him at odds with his wife, the daughter of the Duke of Buckingham, who was put to death by the King.