The Resource Elizabeth of Bohemia : a novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the winter queen, David Elias

Elizabeth of Bohemia : a novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the winter queen, David Elias

Label
Elizabeth of Bohemia : a novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the winter queen
Title
Elizabeth of Bohemia
Title remainder
a novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the winter queen
Statement of responsibility
David Elias
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A sweeping, cinematic novel about the life of the Winter Queen, Elizabeth Stuart. King James I is looking to expand England's influence in Europe, especially among the Protestants. He invites Prince Frederic of the Palatinate to London and offers him his sixteen-year-old daughter Elizabeth's hand in marriage. The fierce and intelligent Elizabeth moves to Heidelberg Castle, Frederic's ancestral home, where she is favored with whatever she desires, and the couple begins their family. Amid much turmoil, the Hapsburg emperor is weakened, and with help from Bohemian rebels, Frederic takes over royal duties in Prague. Thus, Elizabeth becomes the Queen of Bohemia. But their reign is brief. Within the year, Catholic Europe unites to take back the Hapsburg throne. Defeated at the Battle of White Mountain, Frederic, Elizabeth, and their children are forced into exile for a much-reduced life in The Hague. Despite tumultuous seasons of separation and heartache, the Winter Queen makes every effort to keep her family intact. Written with cinematic flair, this historical novel brings in key figures such as Shakespeare and Descartes as it recreates the drama and intrigue of 17th-century England and the Continent. Elizabeth's children included Rupert of the Rhine and Sophia of Hanover, from whom the Hanoverian line descended to the present Queen Elizabeth II."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elias, David H.
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elizabeth
  • Wittelsbach, House of
  • Queens
  • Queens
  • Arranged marriage
  • Great Britain
  • Palatinate (Germany)
  • Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Target audience
adult
Label
Elizabeth of Bohemia : a novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the winter queen, David Elias
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781770414631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051051354
  • (OCoLC)on1051051354
  • 2016295
  • 2019883
  • 2019883
Label
Elizabeth of Bohemia : a novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the winter queen, David Elias
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781770414631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051051354
  • (OCoLC)on1051051354
  • 2016295
  • 2019883
  • 2019883

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