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The Spanish queen: a novel of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

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"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Wife of Henry VIII comes a powerful and moving novel about Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife and mother of Mary I. When young Catherine of Aragon, proud daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, is sent to England to marry the weak Prince Arthur, she is unprepared for all that awaits her: early widowhood, the challenge of warfare with the invading Scots, and the utimately futile attempt to provide the realm with a prince to secure the succession. She marries Arthur's energetic, athletic brother Henry, only to encounter fresh obstacles, chief among them Henry's infatuation with the alluring but wayward Anne Boleyn. In The Spanish Queen, bestselling novelist Carolly Erickson allows the strong-willed, redoubtable Queen Catherine to tell her own story--a tale that carries her from the scented gardens of Grenada to the craggy mountains of Wales to the conflict-ridden Tudor court. Surrounded by strong partisans among the English, and with the might of Spanish and imperial arms to defend her, Catherine soldiers on, until her union with King Henry is severed and she finds herself discarded--and tempted to take the most daring step of her life. Carolly Erickson's historical entertainments continue to succeed in creating a unique blend of historical authenticity and page-turning drama. "--
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subject_facetBiographical fiction
Catherine, -- of Aragon, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, -- 1485-1536 -- Fiction
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Queens -- Great Britain -- Fiction
title_displayThe Spanish queen : a novel of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
title_fullThe Spanish Queen A Novel of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
The Spanish queen : a novel of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon / Carolly Erickson
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Fiction
Historical Fiction
History
Literature
Queens