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Cousins' war volume 6.
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"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's contented daily life is changed forever with the arrival of Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. Margaret soon becomes a trusted advisor and friend to the honeymooning couple, hiding her own royal connections in service to the Tudors. After the sudden death of Prince Arthur, Katherine leaves for London a widow, and fulfills her deathbed promise to her husband by marrying his brother, Henry VIII. Margaret's world is turned upside down by the surprising summons to court, where she becomes the chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. But this charmed life of the wealthiest and "holiest" woman in England lasts only until the rise of Anne Boleyn, and the dramatic deterioration of the Tudor court. Margaret has to choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical king, or to her beloved queen; to the religion she loves or the theology which serves the new masters. Caught between the old world and the new, Margaret Pole has to find her own way as she carries the knowledge of an old curse on all the Tudors"--
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seriesCousins' war
series_with_volumeCousins' war|6
subject_facetBiographical fiction
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Fiction
Henry -- VIII, -- King of England, -- 1491-1547 -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Ladies-in-waiting -- England -- History -- 16th century -- Fiction
Nobility -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century -- Fiction
Salisbury, Margaret Pole, -- Countess of, -- 1473-1541 -- Fiction
title_displayThe king's curse
title_fullThe King's Curse
The king's curse / Philippa Gregory
The king's curse [sound recording] / Philippa Gregory
title_shortThe king's curse
topic_facetFiction
Henry
Historical Fiction
History
Ladies-in-waiting
Literature
Nobility
Romance
Salisbury, Margaret Pole