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Young Bess By Margaret Irwin

Young Bess by Margaret Irwin

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Summary

Young Princess Elizabeth has learnt to be on the watch for political games. After her father's death, Elizabeth sets up home with Henry's last wife, Katherine Parr, and her new husband, Tom Seymour. Tom is playing a risky game. Marrying a widowed queen is one thing, flirting with the King's daughter and second in line to the throne is another.

Young Bess Summary

Young Bess by Margaret Irwin

Growing up in the shadow of her dead mother, the infamous Anne Boleyn, young Princess Elizabeth has learnt to be continuously on the watch for the political games played out around her. It is never certain when one might rise in, or precariously fall out of, royal favour. When her distant father, Henry VIII, dies, the future brightens for Elizabeth. She is able to set up a home with Henry's last wife, Katherine Parr, who now has a new husband, Tom Seymour. Tom, however, is playing a risky game. Marrying a widowed queen is one thing, flirting with the King's daughter and second in line to the throne is another. As the adolescent Elizabeth finds herself dangerously attracted to him, danger encroaches upon herself and the kingdom ...

Young Bess Reviews

'One of Britain's most accomplished historical novelists. Her love and respect for the past shines through every page' Sarah Dunant, author of Sacred Hearts

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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GOR011139473
9780749012427
0749012420
Young Bess by Margaret Irwin
Used - Like New
Paperback
Allison & Busby
2013-02-01
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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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