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The red queen : the cousin's war

Author: Philippa Gregory
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.
Series: Thorndike Press large print core series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print ed
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Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonely life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him into exile; and pledges  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen consort of Edward IV King of England; Edward, King of England; Richard, Duke of York; Richard, King of England; Edward, King of England; Elizabeth, Queen consort of Edward IV King of England; Richard, Duke of York; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Gregory
ISBN: 9781410427953 1410427951
OCLC Number: 610466882
Performer(s): Narrated By: Bianca Amato, Graeme Malcolm.
Description: 552 pages (large print) : map, genealogical table ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print core series.
Responsibility: Philippa Gregory.

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Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonely life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him into exile; and pledges him in marriage to her enemy Elizabeth of York's daughter. As the political tides constantly move and shift, Margaret charts her own way through another loveless marriage, treacherous alliances and secret plots, always with her ultimate goal before her.

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