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Katharine, the virgin widow

Author: Jean Plaidy
Publisher: London : R. Hale, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The young Spanish widow, Katharine of Aragon, has become the pawn between two powerful monarchies. After less than a year as the wife of the frail Prince Arthur, the question of whether the marriage was ever consummated will decide both her fate and England's. But whilst England and Spain dispute her dowry, in the wings awaits her unexpected escape from poverty : Henry, Arthur's younger, more handsome brother - the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Catherine, of Aragon Queen consort of Henry VIII King of England; Catherine, of Aragon Queen consort of Henry VIII King of England
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Plaidy
OCLC Number: 2293312
Description: 218 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jean Plaidy.

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The young Spanish widow, Katharine of Aragon, has become the pawn between two powerful monarchies. After less than a year as the wife of the frail Prince Arthur, the question of whether the marriage was ever consummated will decide both her fate and England's. But whilst England and Spain dispute her dowry, in the wings awaits her unexpected escape from poverty : Henry, Arthur's younger, more handsome brother - the future King of England. He alone has the power to restore her position, but at what sacrifice?

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