The Resource The lady of misrule, Suzannah Dunn

The lady of misrule, Suzannah Dunn

Label
The lady of misrule
Title
The lady of misrule
Statement of responsibility
Suzannah Dunn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
I saw her file it away: a good Catholic girl come to supervise her in her detention. Every girl in England, now, under the circumstances, made sure to be a good Catholic girl. Except her, of course. And, if only she knew it, me. Escorting Lady Jane Grey across the Tower of London from throne room into imprisonment is Elizabeth Tilney, who surprised even herself by volunteering for the job. All Elizabeth knows is she's keen to be away from home, she could do with some breathing space. And anyway, it won't be for long: everyone knows Jane will go free as soon as the victorious new queen is crowned. Which is a good thing because the two sixteen-year-olds, cooped up together in a room in the Gentleman Gaoler's house, couldn't be less compatible. Protestant Jane is an icily self-composed idealist, and catholic Elizabeth is...well, anything but. They are united though by their disdain for the seventeen-year-old to whom Jane has recently been married off: petulant, noisily-aggrieved Guildford Dudley, held prisoner in a neighbouring tower and keen to pursue his perogative of a daily walk with his wife. As Jane's captivity extends into the increasingly turbulent last months of 1553, the two girls learn to live with each other, but Elizabeth finds herself drawn into the difficult relationship between the newlyweds. And when, at the turn of the year, events take an unexpected and dangerous direction, her newfound loyalties are put to the test
Summary
Elizabeth Tilney volunteers to escort and remain with Lady Jane Grey, who was Queen of England for nine days, to the Tower of London, through the increasingly unstable end of 1553, and has her loyalties severely tested
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462605
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dunn, Suzannah
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Grey, Jane
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The lady of misrule, Suzannah Dunn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Standard format edition originally published: London: Little, Brown
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
330 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781510006270
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781510006270
  • (OCoLC)920465858
Label
The lady of misrule, Suzannah Dunn
Publication
Copyright
Note
Standard format edition originally published: London: Little, Brown
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
330 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781510006270
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781510006270
  • (OCoLC)920465858

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