Elizabeth of York: a Tudor queen and her world

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Elizabeth of York: a Tudor queen and her world

Weir, Allison

New York Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2014

580 p. illus. 21 cm.

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A modern biography of elizabeth of York, the first Tudor queen, and mother of King Henry VIII. Her life spanned one of England's most dramatic and perilous periods. The first child of King Edward IV, Elizabeth enjoyed all the glittering trappings of royalty. But after the death of her father, the disappearence and probable murder of her brothers, the Princess in the Tower, and the usurpation of the throne by her calculating uncle, Richard III, Elizabeth found her world turned upside-down. Weir addresses Elizabeth's relationship with Richard and her covert support for--and the subsequent marriage to--Henry Tudor, the exiled pretender who defeated Richard at the Battle of Bosworth and was crowned Henry VII. Drawing from a rich trove of historical records, Weir provides a long overdue and much-deserved look at this unforgettable princess whose line descends to today's British monarch--a woman who overcame tragedy and danger to become one of England's most beloved consorts.

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ISBN:

9780345521378

Author:

Weir, Allison

Title:

Elizabeth of York: a Tudor queen and her world

Publisher:

New York Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2014

Physical:

580 p. illus. 21 cm.

Summary:

A modern biography of elizabeth of York, the first Tudor queen, and mother of King Henry VIII. Her life spanned one of England's most dramatic and perilous periods. The first child of King Edward IV, Elizabeth enjoyed all the glittering trappings of royalty. But after the death of her father, the disappearence and probable murder of her brothers, the Princess in the Tower, and the usurpation of the throne by her calculating uncle, Richard III, Elizabeth found her world turned upside-down. Weir addresses Elizabeth's relationship with Richard and her covert support for--and the subsequent marriage to--Henry Tudor, the exiled pretender who defeated Richard at the Battle of Bosworth and was crowned Henry VII. Drawing from a rich trove of historical records, Weir provides a long overdue and much-deserved look at this unforgettable princess whose line descends to today's British monarch--a woman who overcame tragedy and danger to become one of England's most beloved consorts.

Subject:

Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1465-1503

Subject:

Queens--Biography--Great Britain

Subject:

Henry VII, King of England, 1457-1509

Subject:

Great Britain--History--Henry VII, 1485-1509

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