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Packard, Jerrold M.

Summary: Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2009

Lawhon, Ariel

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Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: "Follows Lady Margaret Beaufort as she desperately tries to ensure her son Henry VII becomes the rightful heir to the throne" -- from publisher's web site.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRE

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Gregory 2010

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRE

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Jonah, thirteen, and Katherine, eleven, travel through time to 1918 Russia just as Alexei, Anastasia, and the rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family is about to be executed. Author's note includes facts about the Romanov's and the mystery surrounding their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Haddix 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAD

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Gregory weaves the second installment of the Cousins' War trilogy that follows Lady Margaret Beaufort as she desperately tries to ensure her son Henry VII becomes the rightful heir to the throne.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC GRE

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: The diary of Princess Elisabeth, written in 1853-1854, describing her engagement and marriage to her cousin Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria. Includes historical notes concerning her life as Empress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DEN

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: In this account of the wars of the Plantagenets, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, Elizabeth Woodville, catches the eye of the newly crowned boy king, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty. While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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

Easter Smith, Anne.

Summary: Rendered a political pawn when her brother ascends to the throne in 1461, Princess Margaret of York is promised in marriage to the Duke of Burgundy's son in spite of her passionate love for a married man, a situation that shapes her subsequent role as aninfluential woman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SMI

Weir, Alison.

Summary: Recounts one of the love stories of medieval England. This is a tale of an exceptional woman, Katherine Swynford, who became first the mistress, and later the wife, of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SWYNFORD, KATHERINE WEI

Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon.

Summary: Documents the story of Yolande of Aragon's role in securing the French throne for Charles VII, describing her relationship with Joan of Arc and how the queen's support influenced the outcome of a seemingly impossible battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 GOL

Dumas, Alexandre

Summary: In 1844, Alexandre Dumas published The Three Musketeers, a novel so famous and still so popular today that it scarcely needs introduction. Shortly thereafter he wrote a sequel, Twenty Years After, that resumed the adventures of his swashbuckling heroes. Later, toward the end of his career, Dumas wrote The Red Sphinx, another direct sequel to The Three Musketeers that begins, not twenty years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUM

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2010

Maxwell, Robin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAX

Summary: This videodisc presents the rarely dramatized, tumultuous early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40 year, omnipotent reign (1509-1547). In addition to his famous female consorts and 20+ year marriage to Catherine of Aragon and to the infamous dalliance with Anne Boleyn, the series delves in to Henry's most notable political relationship and the deconstruction of the Roman Catholic Church in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TUD

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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Erickson, Carolly

Summary: From the bestselling author of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette comes a dramatic novel and powerful love story about the last Russian imperial family. It is 1989 and Daria Gradov is an elderly grandmother living in the rural West. What neighbors and even her children don't know, however, is that she is not who she claims to be--the widow of a Russian immigrant of modest means. In actuality...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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Summary: Henry, now forty-five, marries Jane Seymour. Jane helps to reconcile Mary with her father, but only after Mary signs a paper admitting that she is illegitimate. Jane gives birth to a son, but dies shortly thereafter. Devastated by Jane's death, Henry locks himself away, drawing fantasy palaces, with caustic court jester Will Sommers as his sole companion. Henry then marries Anne of Cleves, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2009

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Paul, Gill

Summary: A Russian grand duchess and an English journalist. Linked by one of the world's greatest mysteries. Love. Guilt. Heartbreak. 1914 Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri, but events take a catastrophic turn, placing their romance and their lives in danger. 2016 Kitty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2016

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