The Resource The king's curse, Philippa Gregory

The king's curse, Philippa Gregory

Label
The king's curse
Title
The king's curse
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Title variation
  • Last rose
  • kings curse
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's contented daily life is changed forever with the arrival of Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. Margaret soon becomes a trusted advisor and friend to the honeymooning couple, hiding her own royal connections in service to the Tudors. After the sudden death of Prince Arthur, Katherine leaves for London a widow, and fulfills her deathbed promise to her husband by marrying his brother, Henry VIII. Margaret's world is turned upside down by the surprising summons to court, where she becomes the chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. But this charmed life of the wealthiest and "holiest" woman in England lasts only until the rise of Anne Boleyn, and the dramatic deterioration of the Tudor court. Margaret has to choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical king, or to her beloved queen; to the religion she loves or the theology which serves the new masters. Caught between the old world and the new, Margaret Pole has to find her own way as she carries the knowledge of an old curse on all the Tudors"--
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Summary
Regarded as a threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's contented daily life is changed forever with the arrival of Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon
Storyline
Pace
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Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321598
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Cousins' war
Series volume
0006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Salisbury, Margaret Pole
  • Ladies-in-waiting
  • Henry
  • Great Britain
  • Nobility
Target audience
adult
Label
The king's curse, Philippa Gregory
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=399B3B6A-A004-46FD-BECF-DF2AF2CD081D
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857207609
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
399B3B6A-A004-46FD-BECF-DF2AF2CD081D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o898895377
  • (OCoLC)898895377
Label
The king's curse, Philippa Gregory
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=399B3B6A-A004-46FD-BECF-DF2AF2CD081D
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857207609
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
399B3B6A-A004-46FD-BECF-DF2AF2CD081D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o898895377
  • (OCoLC)898895377

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