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Author Hickson, Joanna, author.

Title The Tudor bride / Joanna Hickson.

Publication Info. London : Harper, 2014.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Fiction - FPLY-13  FIC HICKSON    AVAILABLE
Description 580 pages : map ; 20 cm
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Summary King Henry V's new French queen, Catherine, dazzles the crowds in England, blithely unaware of court undercurrents building against her. Her loyal companion, Guillamette, suspects conspiracies against her queen. But her warnings are ignored, for Catherine believes herself invincible as she gives birth to an heir. Tragedy strikes when King Henry is struck down by fever back in France and Catherine rushes to his deathbed. A weak and weeping dowager queen follows the slow funeral cort├Ęge through France and the King's Harper, Owen Tudor, plays to comfort her. Back in England, the regency council removes the new young king from her care, and a defeated Catherine retires to her dower estates, taking Owen with her as Steward. At the secluded manor of Hadham, a smouldering ember bursts into flame as Catherine and Owen Tudor become lovers. But their love cannot remain a secret forever, and when a grab for power is made by the Duke of Gloucester, Catherine, and those dearest to her, will once again face mortal danger.
Subject Catherine, of Valois, Queen, consort of Henry V, King of England, 1401-1437 -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry V, 1413-1422 -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VI, 1422-1461 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780007446995 (paperback)
0007446993 (paperback)

 
    
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