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The shadow of the pomegranate

Author: Jean Plaidy
Publisher: Leicester : Ulverscroft, 1965, ©1962.
Series: Ulverscroft large print series
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : 1st large print edView all editions and formats
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Whilst the young King Henry VIII basks in the pageants and games of his glittering court, his doting queen's health and fortunes fade. Henry's affection for his older wife soon strays, and the neglected Katharine decides to use her power as queen to dangerous foreign advantage. Overseas battles play on Henry's volatile temper, and his defeat in France has changed the good-natured boy Katharine loved into an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Catherine, of Aragon Queen consort of Henry VIII King of England; Catherine, of Aragon Queen consort of Henry VIII King of England; Henry, King of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Plaidy
OCLC Number: 154170906
Notes: "Complete and unabridged."
Description: 460, [3] pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Ulverscroft large print series
Responsibility: by Jean Plaidy [i.e. E. Hibbert].

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Whilst the young King Henry VIII basks in the pageants and games of his glittering court, his doting queen's health and fortunes fade. Henry's affection for his older wife soon strays, and the neglected Katharine decides to use her power as queen to dangerous foreign advantage. Overseas battles play on Henry's volatile temper, and his defeat in France has changed the good-natured boy Katharine loved into an infamously callous ruler. With no legitimate heir yet born, Katharine once again begins to fear for her future.

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