Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals, #1)

Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals, #1)The story of Mary Tudors childhood is a classic fairy tale A princess who is to inherit the throne of England is separated from her mother abused by an evil stepmother who has enchanted her father stripped of her title and forced to care for her baby stepsister, who inherits Marys rights to th

In the Shadow of the Crown (Queens of England, #6)

In the Shadow of the Crown (Queens of England, #6)As Henry VIIIs only child, the future seemed golden for Princess Mary She was the daughter of Henrys first queen, Katharine of Aragon, and was heir presumptive to the throne of England Red haired like her father, she was also intelligent and deeply religious like her staunchly Catholic mother B

Her Highness, the Traitor

Her Highness, the TraitorAs Henry VIII draws his last breath, two very different women, Jane Dudley, Viscountess Lisle, and Frances Grey, Marchioness of Dorset, face the prospect of a boy king, Edward VI n nFor Jane Dudley, basking in the affection of her large family, the coming of a new king means another step upward for h

The King's Daughter (Thornleigh, #2)

The King's Daughter (Thornleigh, #2)Upon the death of her father, Henry VIII, Queen Mary assumes the throne after a long exile Her first order of business is to wed the devout Prince Philip of Spain, creating a powerful alliance that will transform Marys fanatical dream of ridding England of Protestantism into terrifying reality An

The Lady Elizabeth

The Lady ElizabethFollowing the tremendous success of her first novel, Innocent Traitor, which recounted the riveting tale of the doomed Lady Jane Grey, acclaimed historian and New York Times bestselling author Alison Weir turns her masterly storytelling skills to the early life of young Elizabeth Tudor, who would gr

The Children of Henry VIII

The Children of Henry VIIIAt his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne his only son, the nine year old Prince Edward the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife, Catherine of Aragon the Lady Elizabeth, the daughter of his second wife, Anne Boleyn, and his young great niece, the Lady

Tudor Queens of England

Tudor Queens of EnglandAn intimate and revealing look at the daily lives and responsibilities of the Tudor Queens of England From Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch, to Elizabeth I, her grand daughter and the last, The Tudor Queens of England delves into the secret lives of some of the most co

Mary Tudor: The Spanish Tudor

Mary Tudor: The Spanish TudorNotorious for her persecution of Protestants, Queen Mary I has been vilified by generations of historians as Bloody Mary But this award winning biography offers a humane and measured perspective on the life of this tormented woman With sympathy, Prescott examines just how Mary, who was swept

Thomas Cranmer

Thomas CranmerThomas Cranmer, the architect of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, was the archbishop of Canterbury who guided England through the early Reformation and Henry VIII through the minefields of divorce This is the first major biography of him for than three decades, and the first for a century t

Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr

Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine ParrThe general perception of Katherine Parr, the sixth and last wife of Henry VIII, is that she was a provincial nobody with intellectual pretensions who became queen of England because the king needed a matronly consort to nurse him as his health declined In the various studies of the six wives of He

Wolf Hall

Wolf HallEngland in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn The pope and most of Europe opposes him Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell a whol

Edward VI: The Lost King of England

Edward VI: The Lost King of EnglandThe birth of Edward on October 12, 1537, ended his father s twenty seven year wait for an heir Nine years later, Edward was on the throne, a boy king in a court where manipulation, treachery, and plotting were rife n nHenry VIII s death in January 1547 marked the end of a political giant whose reign