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Root of the Tudor Rose By Mari Griffith

Root of the Tudor Rose by Mari Griffith

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Root of the Tudor Rose is the critically acclaimed debut novel from Mari Griffith, which explores the lives of Catherine de Valois and Owen Tudor - the founders of the world-famous Tudor royal dynasty.

Root of the Tudor Rose Summary

Root of the Tudor Rose by Mari Griffith

1421: Henry V and his young bride, Catherine de Valois, are blessed with the birth of a son - but their happiness is short-lived. Catherine is widowed and when her father, the French king, also dies, her son inherits the crowns of France and England. Just ten months old, Henry VI needs all his mother's watchful care to protect him from political intrigue.

But Catherine is a foreigner at the English Court. Lonely and vulnerable, she is held in suspicion by those with their own claims to the throne. Only with another outsider, a young Welshman named Owen Tudor, does Catherine find true friendship but their liaison must be kept secret at all costs. Catherine, Queen of England is forbidden to remarry and she is in love with a servant...

Root of the Tudor Rose Reviews

"Easy to read and captivating... Mari Griffith's descriptive talents bring history to life, making this book a page-turner." * Buzz Magazine *
A compelling tale of forbidden love ... Mari Griffith has penned a scrupulously researched tale about the Tudor age. -- Jon Gower, The Story of Wales
Immensely readable and compelling...Highly recommended! -- Alison Weir
"A stunning first novel...this new treatment of Catherine de Valois' story will be a delight to lovers of historical fiction." -- Bernard Knight

About Mari Griffith

Mari Griffith became well-known as co-presenter of BBC TV show Music Time and as resident singer on BBC radio.She also had her own TV series and was later a successful director and producer. Her debut novel Root of the Tudor Rose has been internationally acclaimed and has remained in the historical novel bestseller charts for several months.

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Root of the Tudor Rose by Mari Griffith
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