The Resource The king's witch, Tracy Borman

The king's witch, Tracy Borman

Label
The king's witch
Title
The king's witch
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Borman
Title variation
kings witch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In March of 1603, as she helps to nurse the dying Queen Elizabeth of England, Frances Gorges dreams of her parents' country estate, where she has learned to use flowers and herbs to become a much-loved healer. She is happy to stay at home when King James of Scotland succeeds to the throne. His court may be shockingly decadent, but his intolerant Puritanism sees witchcraft in many of the old customs, punishable by death. But when her ambitious uncle forcibly brings Frances to the royal palace, she is a ready target for the twisted scheming of the Privy Seal, Lord Cecil. As a dark campaign to destroy both King and Parliament gathers pace, culminating in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, Frances is surrounded by danger, finding happiness only with the King's precocious young daughter, and with Tom Wintour, the one courtier she feels she can trust. But is he all that he seems?
Member of
Summary
Attending the death of Elizabeth I and forced to navigate the decadence of James I's witch-hunting court, a talented herbalist becomes a pawn in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10677115
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borman, Tracy
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Frances Gorges historical novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stuart, House of
  • Kings and rulers
  • Gunpowder Plot, 1605
  • Courts and courtiers
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The king's witch, Tracy Borman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000063604171
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
655 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432858896
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The king's witch, Tracy Borman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000063604171
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
655 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432858896
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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