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The Resource The red queen, Philippa Gregory

The red queen, Philippa Gregory

Label
The red queen
Title
The red queen
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Cousins War, brings to life the story of Margaret Beaufort, a shadowy and mysterious character in the first book of the series - The White Queen - but who now takes centre stage in the bitter struggle of The War of the Roses. The Red Queentells the story of the child-bride of Edmund Tudor, who, although widowed in her early teens, uses her determination of character and wily plotting to infiltrate the house of York under the guise of loyal friend and servant, undermine the support for Richard III and ultimately ensure that her only son, Henry Tudor, triumphs as King of England. Through collaboration with the dowager Queen Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret agrees a betrothal between Henry and Elizabeth's daughter, thereby uniting the families and resolving the Cousins War once and for all by founding of the Tudor dynasty
Member of
Summary
Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonely life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him into exile; and pledges him in marriage to her enemy Elizabeth of York's daughter...
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
354363
Cataloging source
BT
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Cousins' war
Series volume
0002
Target audience
adult
Label
The red queen, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 390-392)
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.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781847374578
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781847374578
Label
The red queen, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 390-392)
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.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781847374578
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781847374578

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