WorldCat Identities

Plaidy, Jean 1906-1993

Overview
Works: 552 works in 2,899 publications in 7 languages and 92,632 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Political fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6015.I3, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Jean Plaidy
 
Most widely held works by Jean Plaidy
The House of a Thousand Lanterns by Jean Plaidy( Book )
42 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Lindsay never imagined that she would be wealthy. Nor that she would fall in love with a man she couldn't trust. Against a background of 19th-century England and Hong Kong, Holt unfolds the spellbinding story of a young Englishwoman who finds a strange new world in the house that is both the one she has dreamed of since childhood and the one where her worst nightmares are about to come true: the House of a Thousand Lanterns
The demon lover by Jean Plaidy( Book )
27 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The love affair between miniature painter Kate Collison and the overbearing Baron de Centeville is threatened by deception, intrigue, rape, war, and murder, in a story set in Paris during the Second Empire
The sixth wife by Jean Plaidy( Book )
41 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and loves of Katharine Parr - the last wife of Henry VIII - from before her marriage to the King to her death
The rose without a thorn by Jean Plaidy( Book )
45 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If Katherine Howard had not been born both poor and beautiful, or had she not been adopted by her grandmother, the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, she might indeed have wed her childhood playmate, Thomas Culpepper. But left to run wild in her grandmother's licentious household, Katherine was introduced to secret pleasures. And as she grew in years and beauty, she was made to serve the political ambitions of her powerful uncle, the Duke of Norfolk. When the aging King Henry VIII, desperate for a strong male heir, chose Katherine as his fifth wife, her tragic destiny was sealed
The thistle and the rose by Jean Plaidy( Book )
37 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lusty period of English history, the writer writes of an indomitable woman who battled the courts of Scotland, England and France for her children and the men she loved
Myself my enemy by Jean Plaidy( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The captive Queen of Scots by Jean Plaidy( Book )
37 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary, Queen of Scots, life in captivity and those involved with her
The captive of Kensington Palace by Jean Plaidy( Book )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young Princess Victoria is never allowed to be alone, kept from Court for fear she might be contaminated by contact with the King's illegitimate sons and daughter, grew up to regard herself a prisoner. An account of the years of conflict when the character of a young Princess was being molded into that of a great Queen
The Queen's husband by Jean Plaidy( Book )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria
Murder most royal by Jean Plaidy( Book )
34 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Boleyn and her younger cousin Catherine Howard face similar fates in their lives at court. (Series: Tudor Novels, 4)
The Plantagenet prelude by Jean Plaidy( Book )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional account of the lives and times of Eleanor of Aquitaine, King Henry II, and Thomas a Becket
The princess of Celle by Jean Plaidy( Book )
19 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her marriage to the ruthless, dissolute man who would claim the British throne as George I, the beautiful, virtuous Sophia Dorothea is neglected until she falls in love with Swedish adventurer Count Konigsmarck
Uneasy lies the head by Jean Plaidy( Book )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the rivalry between King Henry VII of England and his son, the Prince of Wales, over Katharine of Aragon
Madonna of the seven hills by Jean Plaidy( Book )
25 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Lucrezia Borgia, born into a family that provided a source of scandal for 5 centuries. A tale of passion, intrigue, and murder
The lady in the tower by Jean Plaidy( Book )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Anne Boleyn, who so bewitched King Henry VIII that he put aside his wife to make Anne his bride
Victoria victorious by Jean Plaidy( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Queen Victoria, as well as the awesome expansion of the British Empire during her sixty-four-year reign, is recreated in this historical epic
The Queen and Lord M by Jean Plaidy( Book )
30 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young Queen Victoria succumbs to the worldly charms of Lord Melbourne, prime minister and husband of Lady Caroline Lamb, and finds herself surrounded by palace intrigue
The Spanish bridegroom by Jean Plaidy( Book )
23 editions published between 1954 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To restore the power of Spain and bring England back to the iron embrace of the Holy Church, the young Phillip agreed to marry Mary Tudor. His golden hair and pale skin filled the middle-aged Queen with thoughts of hither-to-forbidden pleasures. Yet again is Phillip the servant of his country
The widow of Windsor by Jean Plaidy( Book )
28 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Albert is dead and the queen is preparing to spend the rest of her life in mourning. Palmerston, then Gladstone and Disraeli, govern her empire. The court at Windsor, Balmoral, Osborne or Buckingham Palace is shocked by the Prince of Wales, in pursuit of horses, women and scandal, the heady harbinger of Edwardian years to come
The revolt of the eaglets by Jean Plaidy( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional account of the life and times of Henry Plantagenet after his murder of Thomas a Becket, as his wife and sons turn against him
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Burford, Eleanor, 1906-1993

controlled identity Carr, Philippa, 1906-1993

controlled identity Ford, Elbur, 1906-1993

controlled identity Hibbert, Eleanor, 1906-1993

controlled identity Holt, Victoria, 1906-1993

controlled identity Kellow, Kathleen, 1906-1993

controlled identity Tate, Ellalice, 1906-1993

Burford Eleanor
Burford, Eleanor, 1906-1993.
Burford Hibbert, Eleanor Alice.
Carr, Philippa.
Ford Elbur
Ford, Elbur 1906-1993
Hibbert, Alice Buford 1906-1993
Hibbert Eleanor
Hibbert, Eleanor, 1906-1993.
Hibbert, Eleanor A. Burford
Hibbert, Eleanor Alice
Hibbert, Eleanor Alice, 1906-1993
Hibbert, Eleanor Alice Burford.
Hibbert, Eleanor Alice Burford, 1906-1993
Hibbert, Eleanor (Eleanor Alice Burford), 1906-1993
Hibbert, George Percival, Mrs.
Holt, Victoria.
Kellow Kathleen
Kellow, Kathleen 1906-1993
Percival, Anna.
Plaidy, Jean.
Plaidy, Jean 1906-1993
Pleĭdi, Dzhin 1906-1993
Tate Elalice
Tate, Ellalice.
Tate, Ellalice 1906-1993
היברט, אלינור, 1906-1993
פלידי, ג'ין, 1906-1993
プレイディー, ジーン
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