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TitleKatharine Parr, the sixth wife : a novel / Alison Weir. First edition. Ed
AuthorWeir, Alison, 1951- author.
CollectionAdult Fiction
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Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781101966648 (ebook)
International Standard Book Number 9781101966631 (hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 1101966637 (hardcover)
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 823/.92 23
Personal Name Weir, Alison, 1951- author.
Title Statement Katharine Parr, the sixth wife : a novel / Alison Weir.
Varying Form of Title Katharine Parr, the 6th wife.
Varying Form of Title Sixth wife.
Varying Form of Title 6th wife.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice ©2021.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : Ballantine Group, [2021]
Physical Description 521 pages : genealogical tables ; 25 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Series Statement Six Tudor queens.
Summary, Etc. "Alison Weir brings her Tudor Queens series to a close with the remarkable story of Henry VIII's sixth and final wife, who manages to survive him and remarry, only to be thrown into a romantic intrigue that threatens the very throne of England. Having sent his much-beloved but deceitful young wife Katheryn Howard to her beheading, King Henry fixes his lonely eyes on a more mature woman, thirty-year-old, twice-widowed Katharine Parr. She, however, is in love with Sir Thomas Seymour, brother to the late Queen Jane. Aware of his rival, Henry sends him abroad, leaving Katharine no choice but to become Henry's sixth queen in 1543. The king is no longer in any condition to father a child, but Katharine is content to mother his three children, Mary, Elizabeth, and the longed-for male heir, Edward. Four years into the marriage, Henry dies, leaving England's throne to nine-year-old Edward--a puppet in the hands of ruthlessly ambitious royal courtiers--and Katharine's life takes a more complicated turn. Thrilled at this renewed opportunity to wed her first love, Katharine doesn't realize that Sir Thomas now sees her as a mere stepping stone to the throne, his eye actually set on bedding and wedding fourteen-year-old Elizabeth. The princess is innocently flattered by his attentions, allowing him into her bedroom, to the shock of her household. The result is a tangled tale of love and a struggle for power, bringing to a close the dramatic and violent reign of Henry VIII"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject-Personal Name Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548 Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Queens Great Britain Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term England Court and courtiers History 16th century Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Great Britain History Henry VIII, 1509-1547 Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Great Britain History Tudors, 1485-1603 Fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Biographical fiction. lcgft.
Index Term-Genre/Form Historical fiction. lcgft.
Series Added Entry-Personal Name Weir, Alison, 1951- Six Tudor queens.
Location FIC WEI 32662000087048

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