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Plaidy, Jean 1906-1993

Overview
Works: 473 works in 2,834 publications in 7 languages and 81,915 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Suspense fiction  Political fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6015.I3, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Jean Plaidy
Uneasy lies the head by Jean Plaidy( Book )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
Tells of the rivalry between King Henry VII of England and his son, the Prince of Wales, over Katharine of Aragon
The sixth wife by Jean Plaidy( Book )
39 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,397 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 English and Spanish and held by 1,384 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 captive Queen of Scots by Jean Plaidy( Book )
41 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Mary, Queen of Scots, life in captivity and those involved with her
Myself my enemy by Jean Plaidy( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
Henriette Maria, wife of Charles I-the English king who lost his head, describes the story of her marriage and her husband's downfall
The captive of Kensington Palace by Jean Plaidy( Book )
24 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 1,192 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 Plantagenet prelude by Jean Plaidy( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of the lives and times of Eleanor of Aquitaine, King Henry II, and Thomas a Becket
The Queen's husband by Jean Plaidy( Book )
27 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
After Albert arrives at Windsor, the young Queen's determination to remain single is severly tested until finally, in October 1839, she proposes marriage
Murder most royal by Jean Plaidy( Book )
40 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
Anne Boleyn and her younger cousin Catherine Howard face similar fates in their lives at court. (Series: Tudor Novels, 4)
The princess of Celle by Jean Plaidy( Book )
21 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and held by 1,149 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
The thistle and the rose by Jean Plaidy( Book )
30 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 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
The widow of Windsor by Jean Plaidy( Book )
32 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
A novel concerned with the life of Queen Victoria and her family from the time of Prince Albert's death until the Queen's death in 1901
The Queen and Lord M by Jean Plaidy( Book )
32 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,124 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 lady in the tower by Jean Plaidy( Book )
35 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 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 )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 1,107 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 Spanish bridegroom by Jean Plaidy( Book )
24 editions published between 1954 and 1972 in English and held by 1,105 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 revolt of the eaglets by Jean Plaidy( Book )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,097 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
Madame Serpent by Jean Plaidy( Book )
27 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
An historical romance centering on Catherine de Medici, from her reluctant marriage at fourteen to France's philandering future Henry II, through years of unrequited passion and love, to her emergence as ruthless Regent of France
Madonna of the seven hills by Jean Plaidy( Book )
32 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,077 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 murder in the tower by Jean Plaidy( Book )
19 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
Frances, married against her will when still a child, entered the world of spell-makers and poisoners in an attempt to rid herself of an unwanted husband
 
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Alternative Names

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
Ford Elbur
Ford, Elbur 1906-1993
Hibbert, Alice Buford 1906-1993
Hibbert Eleanor
Hibbert, Eleanor A. Burford
Kellow Kathleen
Kellow, Kathleen 1906-1993
Percival, Anna
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
Languages
English (489)
Spanish (78)
Russian (7)
German (4)
Slovenian (2)
Croatian (1)
Dutch (1)
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