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The last Tudor, by Philippa Gregory

Label
The last Tudor
Title
The last Tudor
Statement of responsibility
by Philippa Gregory
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen. Seventeen-year-old Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king's half-sister Mary Tudor, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her throne, and locked Jane in the Tower of London. When Jane refused to betray her Protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner's block, where Jane transformed her father's greedy power-grab into tragic martyrdom. "Learn you to die," was the advice Jane wrote to her younger sister Katherine, who has no intention of dying. She intends to enjoy her beauty and her youth and fall in love. But she is heir to the insecure and infertile Queen Mary and then to her sister Queen Elizabeth, who will never allow Katherine to marry and produce a Tudor son. When Katherine's pregnancy betrays her secret marriage she faces imprisonment in the Tower, only yards from her sister's scaffold. "Farewell, my sister," writes Katherine to the youngest Grey sister, Mary. A beautiful dwarf, disregarded by the court, Mary keeps family secrets, especially her own, while avoiding Elizabeth's suspicious glare. After seeing her sisters defy the queen, Mary is acutely aware of her own danger, but determined to command her own life. What will happen when the last Tudor defies her ruthless and unforgiving cousin Queen Elizabeth?"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.R386
LC item number
L37 2017b
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
Target audience
adult
Label
The last Tudor, by Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 763-766)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
771 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432842369
Lccn
2017031159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)992562222
  • 1635774
  • (OCoLC)ocn992562222
  • 1635774
Label
The last Tudor, by Philippa Gregory
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 763-766)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
771 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432842369
Lccn
2017031159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)992562222
  • 1635774
  • (OCoLC)ocn992562222
  • 1635774

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