Set at the court of henry vii, A Song of Sixpence offers a new perspective on the early years of Tudor rule. A wonderful journey through a most precarious and perilous chapter in the very beginnings of Tudor history. In the aftermath of the battle of Bosworth, a small boy is ripped from his rightful place as future king of England.
A Song of Sixpence: The Story of Elizabeth of York and Perkin Warbeck #ad - . Elizabeth of york, often viewed as a meek and uninspiring queen, emerges as a resilient woman whose strengths lie in endurance rather than resistance.
The King's Mother: Book Three of The Beaufort Chronicle The Beaufort Chronicles 3#ad - Arnopp is one of those writers who can make history come alive. October 1485richard III is dead. With the english crown finally in his possession, Henry Tudor’s reign is hindered by continuing unrest. While the king is plagued with uprisings and pretenders to his throne, Margaret in her capacity as The King’s Mother oversees the running of his court.
The warring houses of york and Lancaster are united but as the royal nursery fills with children Margaret’s expectation of perfect harmony begins to disintegrate. As quickly as henry dispatches those whose move against him, dogged by deceit and the harrowing shadow of death, new conflicts arise and, Margaret realises that her time for peace has not yet come.
The King's Mother: Book Three of The Beaufort Chronicle The Beaufort Chronicles 3 #ad - Intrigue, treason and distrust blights the new Tudor dynasty, challenging Margaret’s strength of character and her steadfast faith in God. The king’s mother is the third and final book in The Beaufort Chronicles, tracing the life of Margaret Beaufort.
The Beaufort Woman: Book Two of The Beaufort Chronicles#ad - The historical figures walk off the page' - the coffee pot book ClubAs the struggle between York and Lancaster continues, Margaret Beaufort fights for admittance to the court of the victorious Edward IV of York and his unpopular queen, Elizabeth Woodville. The old king and his heir are dead, York now rules over England and the royal nursery is full.
But edward and elizabeth’s magnificent court hides a dark secret, a deception that threatens the security of the English throne … and all who lust after it. In 1483, with the untimely death of the king, Margaret finds herself at the heart of chain of events that threaten the supremacy of York, and will change England forever.
The Beaufort Woman: Book Two of The Beaufort Chronicles #ad - The beaufort woman: One woman’s selfless struggle for the rights of her son. This is a richly drawn novel.
The Beaufort Bride: Margaret Beaufort: Mother of the Tudor dynasty The Beaufort Chronicles Book 1#ad - Her story continues in Book Two: The Beaufort Woman. Ms arnopp breathes fresh life into the world that Margaret lived. Mary anne yarde, author of the Du Lac Chronicles. Wonderfully written book about Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII. As king henry vi slips into insanity and the realm of England teeters on the brink of civil war, a child is married to the mad king’s brother.
Edmund tudor, despite her tender years, takes his child bride into Wales where Margaret must put aside childhood, Earl of Richmond, acquire the dignity of a Countess and, produce Richmond with a son and heir. As the friction between york and Lancaster intensifies 14-year-old Margaret is widowed and turns for protection to her brother-in-law, Jasper Tudor.
The Beaufort Bride: Margaret Beaufort: Mother of the Tudor dynasty The Beaufort Chronicles Book 1 #ad - At his stronghold in pembroke, two months after her husband’s death, Margaret gives birth to a son whom she names Henry, after her cousin the king. Margaret is small of stature but her tiny frame conceals a fierce and loyal heart and a determination that will not falter until her son’s destiny as the king of England is secured.
The beaufort bride traces margaret’s early years from her nursery days at Bletsoe Castle to the birth of her only son in 1457 at Pembroke Castle.
The Winchester Goose: at the Court of Henry VIII#ad - Each night, after dark, men flock to Bankside seeking girls of easy virtue; prostitutes known as The Winchester Geese. Joanie toogood has worked the streets of southwark since childhood but her path is changed forever by an encounter with Francis Wareham, a spy for the King’s secretary, Thomas Cromwell.
Meanwhile, across the river, along with joanie, wareham also sets his cap at Evelyn and Isabella Bourne, at the glittering court of Henry VIII, members of the Queen’s household and the girls, are drawn into intrigue and the shadow of the executioner’s blade. Set against the turmoil of henry viii’s middle years, The Winchester Goose provides a brand new perspective of the happenings at the royal court, offering a frank and often uncomfortable observation of life at both ends of the social spectrum.
The Winchester Goose: at the Court of Henry VIII #ad - Written with passion and empathy, Arnopp’s insight and extensive, faultless research shines throughout A Song of Sixpence. Tudor london: 1540 .
Katherine - Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3Preseli Press #ad - 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. The characters are wonderfully drawn.
Katherine - Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 #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.
I was totally taken and fascinated with historically political drama that unfolds within the Tudor Court. Verified amazon reviewer"katherine Willoughby finally gets her time to shine in Tony Riches’ conclusion to his Tudor trilogy. Review at adventures of a Tudor Nerd. 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.
Tudor Princess The Brandon Trilogy Book 1 - MaryPreseli Press #ad - Would you dare to defy king henry viII?Mary Tudor watches her elder brother become King of England and wonders what the future holds for her. Research is expertly integrated into a convincing, engaging story. Henry plans to use her marriage to build a powerful alliance against his enemies. Will she risk his anger by marrying for love?will Mary’s loyalty to Henry be tested by the ambitious Boleyn family?Based on actual events of courage, passion and adventure in the turbulent and dangerous world of the Tudor court.
From the author of the international best-selling Tudor Trilogy”Tony Riches has animated this Tudor princess deftly creating a memorable personality and engaging love story which will haunt a reader long after the final page is turned. Highly recommended. Carol mcGrath, Author. Mary - tudor princess continues the story of the Tudors in the historical fiction tradition of C J Sansom, Philippa Gregory and Hilary Mantel.
The Kiss of the Concubine: The Story of Anne BoleynSharpe Books #ad - During henry’s long drawn-out struggle to be free of Catherine it becomes clear that the king intends to have Anne not just as his mistress but his wife. Once queen of england, Anne is expected to provide the illusive Tudor heir. But instead of the longed-for prince, she gives birth to a girl – Elizabeth - and a few years later, a dead son.
Anne’s days of triumph are over and Henry’s eye begins to roam - leaving Anne vulnerable as her enemies stir in the shadows and begin to work against her. Judith arnopp is the author of numerous bestselling historical novels, including Intractable Heart, written from the perspective of Tudor women, from all walks of life.
The Kiss of the Concubine: The Story of Anne Boleyn #ad - Anne Boleyn. On her return from France, Anne Boleyn takes the English court by storm. A sympathetic and compelling account of Anne Boleyn’s story that kept me enthralled from beginning to end. Her vibrant intelligence and ready wit instantly attracts the jaded eye of the king. Henry is already tired of his ageing wife, Catherine of Aragon, and furious at her failure to provide him with a son.
She becomes a victim of both love and politics. The kiss of the concubine traces the relationship between Henry and Anne from their first meeting to beyond the scaffold. Recommended reading for fans of Alison Weir, Philippa Gregory and Sarah Gristwood.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2#ad - And this is not the only strain upon Catherine. No more time to dance is book two in The Story of Catherine Howard, by G. On the day of her wedding, wearing a mask, Catherine begins a dangerous game, hoping to fool the King, until the day she can be free. 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.
. 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. Catherine must imitate the Queens of the past in order to survive.
No More Time to Dance The Story of Catherine Howard Book 2 #ad - And she must ignore her love for another man. July 1540after eight months as a maid of court, Catherine Howard has become Queen.
Brandon - Tudor Knight The Brandon Trilogy Book 2Preseli Press #ad - Everyone has secrets. But will charles brandon’s cost him everything?He's fallen in love with King Henry VIII’s sister, Mary Tudor, the beautiful widowed Queen of France. Will he dare to marry her without the king’s consent?he’s handsome, brandon faces an impossible decision: can he accept Anne Boleyn as his new queen? Will his loyalty be tested by the ambitious Boleyn family and the king’s new man, Thomas Cromwell?Based on actual events of courage, charismatic and a champion jouster – but can he lead an army to war against France?Torn between duty to his family and loyalty to the king, passion and adventure in the turbulent and dangerous world of the Tudor court.
If you like the human stories behind medieval history, this is the book for you. From the author of the international best-selling tudor trilogy”I love the way the author tells the story simply, concentrating on Brandon himself but giving us a view of the exciting but dangerous world of the Tudor court and the way that the affable young prince Henry turned into an unpredictable, capricious King.
Brandon - Tudor Knight The Brandon Trilogy Book 2 #ad - A great introduction into the Tudor world. Lizanne lloydbrandon - tudor knight continues the story of the Tudors in the historical fiction tradition of C J Sansom, Philippa Gregory and Hilary Mantel. At times there is a sudden jump of time and place from one paragraph to the next, but this is easy to forgive when you are transported so easily into another interesting situation.
Tudor Dawn: Henry Tudor is ready to take the crown... The Tudor Saga Series Book 1Sapere Books #ad - The rise of the royal house of tudor! Perfect for fans of Conn Iggulden, Robyn Young, Alison Weir and Anthony Riches. 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. 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.
Tudor Dawn: Henry Tudor is ready to take the crown... The Tudor Saga Series Book 1 #ad - 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.