The Resource The taming of the Queen, Philippa Gregory

The taming of the Queen, Philippa Gregory

Label
The taming of the Queen
Title
The taming of the Queen
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse.... Kateryn Parr, a 30-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father, who has buried four wives - King Henry VIII - commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted 16 months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride, and Kateryn's trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court, and rules the kingdom as regent. But is this enough to keep her safe? A leader of religious reform and the first woman to publish in English, Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own. But she cannot save the Protestants, under threat for their faith, and Henry's dangerous gaze turns on her. The traditional churchmen and rivals for power accuse her of heresy - the punishment is death by fire, and the king's name is on the warrant...
Member of
Summary
Reimagines the story of Henry VIII's sixth wife, Kateryn Parr, who after being forced to marry the king struggles against dangerous adversaries to observe her own faith and promote religious reforms
Tone
Writing style
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10460920
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Bianca Amato
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm)
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catherine
  • Henry
  • Queens
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The taming of the Queen, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9781471132988
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471132988
Label
The taming of the Queen, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9781471132988
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471132988

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