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The Last Wife of Henry VIII By Carolly Erickson

The Last Wife of Henry VIII
by Carolly Erickson

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The least known of Henry VIII's six wives was the most clever of them all. From the splendours of the Field of the Cloth of Gold to the last years of the outsized King Henry, Catherine Parr withstood the onslaught. She eventually found happiness with Seymour, but it was shadowed by rivalry with Princess Elizabeth, whose affection Seymour coveted.
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The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson

The least known of Henry VIII's six wives was the most clever of them all. Alluring, witty and resourceful, Catherine Parr attracted the king's lust, and though much in love with the handsome Thomas Seymour, was thrown into the intrigue-filled snake pit of the royal court. From the splendours of the Field of the Cloth of Gold to the gory last years of the outsized King Henry, when heads rolled and England trembled, Catherine withstood the onslaught - even when Henry sought to replace her with wife number seven. She eventually found happiness with Seymour - but it was shadowed by rivalry with the young Princess Elizabeth, whose affection Seymour coveted. Catherine won the contest, but at great cost...

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"I read THE HIDDEN DIARY OF MARIE ANTIONETTE in two days, and when I finished it, I reread the final pages, as hungry for more as a child scraping the last crumbs of chocolate cake off her plate with her fingers... a very human and multi-textured portrait." - The New York Times Book Review"

About Carolly Erickson


Distinguished historian turned popular novelist CAROLLY ERICKSON is the author of "The First Elizabeth," "Great Catherine," "Alexandra, ""The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette, " and many other prize-winning works of fiction and nonfiction. She lives in Hawaii.

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GOR002788610
The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson
Carolly Erickson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
St Martin's Press
2006-10-09
400
0312352182
9780312352189
N/A
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