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Elizabeth, Captive Princess By Margaret Irwin

Elizabeth, Captive Princess by Margaret Irwin

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In July, 1553, sibling rivalry has never been more tumultuous than between the daughters of King Henry VIII. Queen Mary Tudor has just won possession of the throne, but her half-sister - the Princess Elizabeth - holds the hearts of the people. Knowing this, Mary banishes her to a country retreat, determined to keep her as far away from court life.

Elizabeth, Captive Princess Summary

Elizabeth, Captive Princess by Margaret Irwin

July, 1553. Sibling rivalry has never been more tumultuous and perilous than between the daughters of King Henry VIII. Queen Mary Tudor has just won possession of the throne, but her younger half-sister - the beautiful and vivacious Princess Elizabeth - holds the hearts of the people. Knowing this, Mary banishes her sibling to a country retreat, determined to keep her as far away from court life and any powerful supporters she has there as possible. But Mary's health is fading fast and her power beginning to crumble. The people of England are crying out for a new monarch and it seems, at last, they may have their wish and crown their beloved Bess as queen .

Elizabeth, Captive Princess Reviews

'More Tudor gusto and verve than David Starkey' VICKI WOODS, THE TELEGRAPH

About Margaret Irwin

Margaret Irwin (1889-1969) was a master of historical fiction, blending meticulous research with real storytelling flair to create some of this century's best-loved and most widely acclaimed novels, including The Galliard, The Stranger Prince and Young Bess.

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GOR010591307
9780749012526
0749012528
Elizabeth, Captive Princess by Margaret Irwin
Used - Like New
Paperback
Allison & Busby
2013-02-25
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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