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Herman, Eleanor

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith

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Summary: "Alexander the Great's conquests staggered the world. He led his army across thousands of miles, from northern Greece to modern Pakistan, overthrowing the greatest empires of his time and building a new one in their place. He led from the front and was often wounded. He claimed to be the son of a god, but he was actually the son of Philip II. In Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GOL

Fraser, Antonia

Summary: The self-proclaimed Sun King, Louis XIV ruled over the most glorious and extravagant court in seventeenth-century Europe. Now, Antonia Fraser goes behind the well-known tales of Louis's accomplishments and follies, exploring in detail his intimate relationships with women. The king's mother, Anne of Austria, had been in a childless marriage for 22 years before she gave birth to Louis XIV. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOU

Carroll, Leslie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.0099 CAR

Weir, Alison.

Summary: Presents a historical profile of Henry VIII's mistress and the sister of Anne Boleyn, examining her affair with Francis I of France, rise and fall in the Tudor court, and obscure later years after she married for love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TUDOR, HOUSE OF WEI

Mitford, Nancy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review of Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POMPADOUR, JEANNE ANTOINETTE MIT

Ellis, Peter Berresford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5 ELL

Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon

Summary: Chronicles the sprawling saga of Empress Maria Theresa--one of the most renowned women rulers in history--and three of her extraordinary daughters, including Marie Antoinette, the doomed queen of France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GOL

Hollway, Don

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Summary: "The Last Viking tells the dramatic story of King Harald Hardrada of Norway, one of the greatest warriors to have ever lived. Drawing on original source material, Don Hollway recreates the violence and drama of the late Viking era in a gripping chronicle that transports the reader from the frozen wastelands of Scandinavia to the glittering opulence of the Byzantine empire and then finally to a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Osprey Publishing 2021

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Matthews, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Firebird Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.14 Matth

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Summary: Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA OTH

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Other 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD OTH RATED PG-13

Emerson, Kate.

Summary: "Emerson returns to the Tudor Court in At the King's Pleasure, where Lady Anne Stafford is torn between her husband and another man at court"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EME

Cornwell, Bernard

Summary: With Britain in an uneasy state of peace, Uhtred of Bebbanburg at last has the chance to take back the home his traitorous uncle stole from him so many years ago -- and which his scheming cousin still occupies. But he will need all the skills he has learned in a lifetime of war to make his dream come true. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cornwell 2016

Gulland, Sandra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUL

Gulland, Sandra.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GUL

Summary: Dark forces are moving outside the court and when a powerful Danish warlord Bloodhair attacks, Uhtred must lead Wessex's forces into battle. He captures Bloodhair's mysterious lover, the savage sorceress Skade, who throws a curse, and his world becomes blighted by tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Summary: Here is a sparkling collection of Crown jewels--from amusing tales that humanize their subjects to dramatic stories of martyrdoms, palace intrigues, and bloody battles. Elizabeth Longford, intimate of the royal family and biographer of Victoria and Elizabeth II, has assembled the best anecdotes ever written and reported about the kings and queens of England, across the full range of Britain's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.009 OXF

Schanzer, Rosalyn.

Summary: Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 Schanzer

Summary: The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Lord 2004

Murphy, Adam

Summary: "Historical monarchs are interviewed from the grave in this hilarious children's graphic novel"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2021

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Hardman, Robert

Summary: "On today's world stage, there is one leader who stands apart from the rest. Queen Elizabeth II has seen more of the planet and its people than any other head of state and has engaged with the world like no other monarch in modern history. Since her coronation, she has visited over 130 countries across the ever-changing globe, acting as diplomat, stateswoman, pioneer, and peace-broker. She has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B QUEEN ELIZABETH HAR

Summary: Recounts the story of David, the shepherd boy who slew the Philistine giant Goliath to become the hero of his people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 222.40 David 2005

Freisenbruch, Annelise

Summary: Documents the stories of eight wives of Roman rulers, assessing their historical contributions and cultural influence and drawing parallels between modern first ladies and the lives of such ancient-world figures as Livia, Helena, and Julia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Rebellion still simmers in England and King Henry's health is failing. Prince Hal has proved his courage but the king still fears that his son's pleasure-loving nature will bring the realm to ruin. Meanwhile Falstaff and his ribald companions waste the nights in revelry, anticipating the moment when Hal will ascend the throne.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arkangel Productions 2003

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

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