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Boleyn, Mary 1508-1543

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Works: 46 works in 145 publications in 3 languages and 10,972 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Historical drama 
Classifications: PR6057.R386, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Mary Boleyn
    The other Boleyn girl : a novel by Philippa Gregory( Book )
    26 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 3,973 libraries worldwide
    The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress, in which role she bears him an illegitimate son, and then Anne as his wife
    The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Gregory( visu )
    13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,890 libraries worldwide
    Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
    Mary Boleyn : the mistress of kings by Alison Weir( Book )
    8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
    Presents a historical profile of Henry VIII's mistress and the sister of Anne Boleyn, examining her affair with Francis I of France, rise and fall in the Tudor court, and obscure later years after she married for love
    The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Gregory( Sound Recording )
    13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
    When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family's ambitious plots as the king's interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her sister, Anne. Then Mary knows that she must defy her family and her king, and take her fate into her own hands
    The last Boleyn : a novel by Karen Harper( Book )
    8 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
    Assigned as a lady in waiting to the queen of France, the sister Henry VIII, beautiful but sheltered Mary Boleyn is drawn into the treacherous secrets and illicit love affairs of the glittering French court when she becomes the mistress of the French prince François and catches the eye of the powerful English king Henry VIII. Original. 25,000 first printing
    The Boleyn inheritance by Philippa Gregory( Sound Recording )
    5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
    An only survivor of the ambitious Boleyn family, lady-in-waiting Jane Boleyn testifies against Henry VIII's latest queen, Anne of Cleves, and conspires to place her young cousin, Catherine Howard, on the throne
    Mary Boleyn : 'the great and infamous whore' by Alison Weir( Book )
    4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
    Mary Boleyn is remembered by posterity as a 'great and infamous whore'. She was the mistress of two kings, Francois I of France and Henry VIII of England, and sister to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife. She may secretly have borne Henry a child and it was because of his adultery with Mary that his marriage to Anne was annulled
    The other Boleyn girl by Phillippa Lowthorpe( visu )
    6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
    The little-known story of Mary Boleyn who was mistress to King Henry VIII before he married her older sister, Anne. Two great families jockey for position and use their daughters as pawns in a deadly game. Set during one of the most notorious periods in British regal history. A story of a rival relationship between the two sisters
    The Tudor sisters by Aileen Armitage( Book )
    2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
    A beautiful moth flutters too close to the candle of Henry VIII's brilliance - Fair and loving, devoid of ambition, Mary Boleyn was exploited by men who found her desirable: by Francis I, King of France, who taught her how to love; and by England's virile young King Henry VIII. For a time, she held Henry's ardent heart, and she bore him a son, but his fickle eye was already upon her cleverer sister Anne
    The Boleyns : the rise & fall of a Tudor family by D. M Loades( Book )
    3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
    Mary Boleyn : the true story of Henry VIII's favourite mistress by Josephine Wilkinson( Book )
    2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
    Mary was married her off to a minor courtier but it was not long before she caught the eye of Henry VIII and a new affair began. Although a bright star at Henry's court, she was soon eclipsed by her highly spirited and more accomplished sister, Anne, who rapidly took her place in the king's heart. However, the ups and downs of the Boleyn sisters were far from over. Mary would emerge the sole survivor of a family torn apart by lust and ambition, and it is in Mary and her progeny that the Boleyn legacy rests
    The Boleyn inheritance by Philippa Gregory( Book )
    2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
    An only survivor of the ambitious Boleyn family, lady-in-waiting Jane Boleyn testifies against Henry VIII's latest queen, Anne of Cleves, and conspires to place her young cousin, Catherine Howard, on the throne
    The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Gregory( Sound Recording )
    4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
    Mary Boleyn 'the great and infamous whore' by Alison Weir( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
    "Mary Boleyn was the mistress of two kings, Francois I of France and Henry VIII of england, and sister to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife. In this biography ... extensive research gives a new and detailed portrayal, in which [it is recounted] that, contrary to popular belief, Mary was entirely undeserving of her posthumous notoriety as a great whore." --Container
    Boleyn inheritance / Philippa Gregory by Philippa Gregory( Book )
    in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
    Presents a novel that surrounds three women whose positions brought them wealth and notoriety in the court of King Henry VIII as well as deceit and betrayal
    Mary Boleyn by Alison Weir( Sound Recording )
    5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
    Mary Boleyn is remembered by posterity as a 'great and infamous whore'. She was the mistress of two kings, Francois I of France and Henry VIII of England, and sister to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife. She may secretly have borne Henry a child and it was because of his adultery with Mary that his marriage to Anne was annulled
    Mary Boleyn by Alison Weir( Book )
    1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
    Mary Boleyn is remembered by posterity as a 'great and infamous whore'. She was the mistress of two kings, Francois I of France and Henry VIII of England, and sister to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife
    La otra Bolena by Philippa Gregory( Book )
    2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
    De opkomst en val van de tweede vrouw van Hendrik VIII, Anna Boleyn, gezien door de ogen van haar jongere zuster
    The Boleyn inheritance by Philippa Gregory( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
    The year is 1539 and the court of Henry VIII is increasingly fearful of the ageing sick king. With only a baby in the cradle for an heir, Henry has to take another wife and the dangerous prize of the crown of England is won by Anne of Cleves. Catherine is confident that she can follow in the steps of her cousin Anne Boleyn to dazzle her way to the throne but her kinswoman Jane Boleyn, haunted by the past, knows that Anne's path led to Tower Green and to an adulterer's death
    Boleyn kizi by Philippa Gregory( Book )
    5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Turkish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
 
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