Almost everyone knows that king henry VIII of England had six wives and two daughters, but many do not realize that he also had two sisters. Margaret, while mary, his younger sister, became Queen of Scotland, King Henry’s elder sister, became Queen of France. But the price may prove too high. Mary, graced the stage of european politics for only a few short years, “Bloody” Mary, not to be confused with her niece, but her story is a fascinating one.
The Nymph from Heaven: The first book of the Tudor Chronicles #ad - But bound to duty by her high position, Mary knew that any match arranged for her would almost certainly take her out of England for marriage with a stranger in a foreign land. But mary falls in love with a poor English knight, and is determined to marry him. This intriguing story is juxtaposed with the captivating tale of Henry’s younger sister, Mary Tudor.
Through many trials and tribulations, and against all odds, Mary marries her one true love. The nymph from heaven is a historical novel based on the life of Henry’s younger sister, Mary Tudor.
The Baker's Daughter, Volume 1: The second book of the Tudor Chronicles#ad - How did a sweet, king philip of spain, the apple of her father’s eye from birth, beautiful princess, sympathy and understanding that is reflected in the title of the book; the discontent of the English people with Mary’s proposed match with the Spaniard, was cruelly expressed in a broadsheet circulating London at the time of Mary’s ill-fated marriage:“The baker’s daughter, become the fearsome tyrant known as Bloody Mary? Mary’s tragic tale is told with an objectivity, in her russet gown; better than Queen Mary without her crown.
”. The baker’s daughter the second book of the tudor chroniclesvolume 1 of 2book two:1533-1558Sequel to The Nymph from HeavenThe Baker's Daughter is the story of Queen Mary Tudor, Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon’s ill-fated and unfortunate daughter.
The Baker's Daughter, Volume 2: The second book of the Tudor Chronicles, Volume 2#ad - The baker’s daughter the second book of the tudor chroniclesvolume 2 of 2book two:1533-1558Sequel to The Nymph from HeavenThe Baker's Daughter is the story of Queen Mary Tudor, Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon’s unfortunate daughter. How did a sweet, become the fearsome tyrant known as bloody mary? mary’s tragic tale is told with an objectivity, beautiful princess, the apple of her father’s eye from birth, King Philip of Spain, sympathy and understanding that is reflected in the title of the book; the discontent of the English people with Mary’s proposed match with the Spaniard, was cruelly expressed in a broadsheet circulating London at the time of Mary’s ill-fated marriage:“The baker’s daughter, in her russet gown; better than Queen Mary without her crown.
In High Places: The third book of The Tudor Chronicles#ad - As their lives unfold, a fateful juxtaposition becomes evident: Mary’s star flashes and dies after the death of King François. When mary is finally forced to flee her own realm, she makes a fateful decision to cross the border into England. Elizabeth survives to become the most powerful sovereign England has ever known.
Mary stuart became queen of Scotland when she was barely six days old. The story of elizabeth and mary is not only great history, it is a cautionary tale for the use…or abuse…of great power. In high places is the story of the epic power struggle between Mary, two cousins, two rivals, two queens, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England, whose story has fascinated generations for almost five centuries.
Elizabeth, anne boleyn, was later disowned by her father when her ill-fated mother, regaled as a royal princess at the glittering court of Henry the VIII of England, failed to produce a male heir. But two queens could hardly have been more different. Why these reversals of the fortunes of both women occurred has been pondered for centuries, but the reason may be quite simple: Mary ruled with her heart, while Elizabeth ruled with her head.
In High Places: The third book of The Tudor Chronicles #ad - Thus began almost two decades of imprisonment at her cousin’s hands, which finally resulted in her execution. Orphaned at age three by the judicial murder of her mother and cast adrift in the dangerous world of 16th century Tudor politics, the young Princess Elizabeth must fend for herself using only her wits.
Beloved by all who knew her, and later, pampered and spoiled at the French royal court, by François, Mary was sheltered first by her powerful French relations, as Queen of France, her devoted husband and king.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2#ad - Lawrencethe author's thank are due to Julia Gibbs, proof reader of this work, and BetiBup Designs, the cover artist. Separated from past friends and surrounded by people who resent her rise to the throne, the sole close companion she has left is Jane Boleyn, the infamous Lady Rochford. July 1540after eight months as a maid of court, Catherine Howard has become Queen.
People from her past come calling, the threat that the King may find out she is not the pure, innocent maiden he thinks she is puts her in peril. Catherine must imitate the Queens of the past in order to survive. And she must ignore her love for another man. No more time to dance is book two in The Story of Catherine Howard, by G.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2 #ad - And this is not the only strain upon Catherine. On the day of her wedding, catherine begins a dangerous game, wearing a mask, hoping to fool the King, until the day she can be free.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - After the short reign of young catherine Howard, and the tragic death of Jane Seymour, Katherine and Brandon are chosen to welcome Anna of Cleves as she arrives in England. When the royal marriage is annulled, Katherine’s good friend, Catherine Parr becomes the king’s sixth wife, and they work to promote religious reform.
Her spanish mother, is queen catherine of aragon’s lady in waiting, Maria de Salinas, so it is a challenging time for them all when King Henry marries the enigmatic Anne Boleyn. Following anne’s dramatic downfall, Katherine marries Charles Brandon, and becomes Duchess of Suffolk at the age of fourteen.
Diana jackson"tony riches, interesting, delivers a vividly descriptive, and well-written read here with characters and a setting that totally captivated and intrigued me. A favourite of king henry viii, his daughters mary and Elizabeth, and his son Edward, Katherine knows all his six wives, as well as being related by marriage to Lady Jane Grey.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - Katherine #ad - When her father dies, Katherine becomes the ward of Tudor knight, Sir Charles Brandon. From king to queen to servant, each were brought vividly to life. Discovering diamonds review ‘katherine the duchess’ is a novel which gripped me from the start and I felt great empathy for this strong but extremely wise lady who trod a silken threaded path through life ~ joy ~ fortune ~ but great danger.
Katherine’s protestant faith puts her family in great danger - from which there seems no escape. Katherine’s remarkable true story continues the epic tale of the rise of the Tudors, which began with the best-selling Tudor trilogy and concludes with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
Shadow of Persephone The Story of Catherine Howard Book 1#ad - The fifth wife of henry viII would end her life on the block, like her cousin Anne Boleyn. A tale of tragedy and challenges, predators and prey; the story of a young girl growing up in a perilous time, facing dangers untold. Lawrencethe author's thanks are due to Julia Gibbs, proof reader, and Amelie Designs, cover artist.
But hers is a tale that starts long before the crown was placed on her head. But where did her story begin?shadow of Persephone is Book One in the series The Story of Catherine Howard, by G. February 1542 a young woman awaits her execution in the Tower of London, sent to death on the orders of her husband, Henry VIII.
Shadow of Persephone The Story of Catherine Howard Book 1 #ad - Daughter of the nobility, cousin to a fallen Queen, Catherine Howard rose from the cluttered ranks of courtiers at the court of Henry VIII to become the King's fifth wife.
Tudor Dawn: Henry Tudor is ready to take the crown... The Tudor Saga Series Book 1Sapere Books #ad - A powerful threat to one faction and a symbol of hope for the other, Henry Tudor is moulded by his battled-hardened uncle Jasper and his power-hungry mother, Margaret Beaufort into the king he will one day become. How will henry prove his worth as heir to the throne? will he live up to his uncle’s expectations?He must fulfill his destiny to finally unite the red rose and the white…Tudor Dawn is the first thrilling historical adventure novel in the Tudor Saga Series, chronicling the rise and fall of one of England’s most powerful royal families.
The tudor saga seriesbook one: tudor dawnbook two: the king’s commonerbook three: justice for the cardinalBOOK FOUR: An Uneasy CrownBOOK FIVE: The Queen In WaitingBOOK SIX: The Heart Of A King. The rise of the royal house of tudor! Perfect for fans of Conn Iggulden, Robyn Young, Alison Weir and Anthony Riches.
Tudor Dawn: Henry Tudor is ready to take the crown... The Tudor Saga Series Book 1 #ad - The birth of a new dynasty is on the horizon. England, 1469-1509the wars of the roses are raging and England is in turmoil with the ongoing power-struggle between the houses of York and Lancaster. As the throne is wrested between Henry VI of Lancaster and Edward IV of York, young Henry Tudor grows up in exile.
The King's Commoner: The rise and fall of Cardinal Wolsey The Tudor Saga Series Book 2Sapere Books #ad - The infamous tudor king, is on the throne! perfect for fans of Conn Iggulden, Henry VIII, Robyn Young, Alison Weir and Anthony Riches. Men rise and fall from power in Henry VIII’s treacherous court. Tudor englandcardinal thomas wolsey, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of York owes his favoured status to the most volatile monarch that the nation has ever known.
In an age when a man can be a royal favourite one day, and consigned to an unspeakable death the next, Wolsey walks the tightrope above his many enemies. Chief among these is the bullying duke of Norfolk, scion of a noble family who bitterly resents the preferment of a butcher’s son to positions of power and influence that he regards as his by birth.
The King's Commoner: The rise and fall of Cardinal Wolsey The Tudor Saga Series Book 2 #ad - Norfolk sees his chance when wolsey fails king Henry VIII in his attempt to secure the annulment of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, so Anne Boleyn can be made Queen. In the maelstrom of tudor politics, wolsey learns the hard way that loyalty and ability will not protect a fallen favourite from the sting of royal wrath…The King’s Commoner is the second thrilling historical adventure novel in the Tudor Saga Series, chronicling the rise and fall of one of England’s most powerful royal families.
The tudor saga seriesbook one: tudor dawnbook two: the king’s commonerbook three: justice for the CardinalBOOK FOUR: An Uneasy CrownBOOK FIVE: The Queen In WaitingBOOK SIX: The Heart Of A King.
The Catherine Howard Conspiracy: A gripping conspiracy thriller with a dramatic twist The Marquess House Trilogy Book 1Sapere Books #ad - Catching the king’s fancy, she finds herself caught up in her uncle’s ambition to get a Howard heir to the throne. A timeshift thriller that will have you completely gripped! Perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Philippa Gregory, Kate Mosse and Tom Harper. What secrets were covered up at the court of henry viii …?whitehall palace, anne of Cleves, England, 1539When Catherine Howard arrives at the court of King Henry VIII to be a maid of honour in the household of the new queen, she has no idea of the fate that awaits her.
Mary inexplicably cut all contact with Perdita and her twin sister, Piper, but she has left them Marquess House, her vast estate in Pembrokeshire. Perdita sets out to unravel their grandmother’s motives for abandoning them, a collection of letters and diaries claiming the records of catherine howard’s execution were falsified…What truths are hiding in Marquess House? What really happened to Catherine Howard?And how was Perdita’s grandmother connected to it all?THE CATHERINE HOWARD CONSPIRACY is the first book in the Marquess House trilogy, and is drawn into the mystery of an ancient document in the archives of Marquess House, a dual timeline conspiracy thriller with an ingenious twist on a well-known period of Tudor history.
The Catherine Howard Conspiracy: A gripping conspiracy thriller with a dramatic twist The Marquess House Trilogy Book 1 #ad - The marquess house trilogy seriesbook one: the catherine Howard ConspiracyBOOK TWO: The Elizabeth Tudor ConspiracyBOOK THREE: The Arbella Stuart Conspiracy. Terrified by the ageing king after the fate that befell her cousin, Anne Boleyn, Catherine begins to fear for her life… Pembrokeshire, 2018Dr Perdita Rivers receives news of the death of her estranged grandmother, Wales, renowned Tudor historian Mary Fitzroy.
The Heart of a King: The infamous reign of Elizabeth I The Tudor Saga Series Book 6Sapere Books #ad - But behind her public mask was a world of inner turmoil. The tudor age had begun with a battle against tyranny, it was destined to end with a battle between her head and the heart…The Heart of a King is the sixth thrilling historical adventure novel in the Tudor Saga Series, and for Elizabeth, chronicling the rise and fall of one of England’s most powerful royal families.
The tudor saga seriesbook one: tudor dawnbook two: the king’s commonerbook three: justice for the cardinalBOOK FOUR: An Uneasy CrownBOOK FIVE: The Queen In WaitingBOOK SIX: The Heart Of A King. The infamous virgin queen is on the throne! Perfect for fans of Conn Iggulden, Robyn Young, Alison Weir and Anthony Riches.
The Heart of a King: The infamous reign of Elizabeth I The Tudor Saga Series Book 6 #ad - The end is nigh for the Tudor Dynasty. Tudor englandelizabeth tudor is crowned at the age of twenty-five, scarred by the reign of her jealous sister Mary. With few trusted confidantes and determined not to let her gender undermine her authority, Queen Elizabeth’s fraught monarchy is plagued by intrigue and deception.
She must navigate her way through the challenge to the throne by her cousin Mary Queen of Scots, the threat from the Spanish Armada, and marriage proposals from European monarchs desperate to steal her power. Not to mention her own personal heartbreak…She was known as the Virgin Queen, the people’s Gloriana, and was immortalised as ‘The Fairy Queen’.