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Boecker, Virginia

Summary: When Lady Katherine's father is killed for being an illegally practicing Catholic, she discovers he was also involved in a murder plot against the reigning Queen Elizabeth I. She disguises herself as a boy and travels to London to take it one step further: kill the queen herself. She is cast in William Shakespeare's newest play, which is to be performed in front of Her Majesty. But the play is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOE

Follett, Ken

Summary: "International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. The saga now continues with Follett's magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press Large Print 2017

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FOL

Cushman, Karen.

Summary: In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUS

Curry, Jane Louise.

Summary: As the child of two musicians, twelve-year-old James has no interest in music until he discovers a portal to seventeenth-century London in his uncle's basement, and finds himself in a situation where his beautiful voice and the fact that he is biracial might serve him well.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2005

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Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: In 1542, nine-year-old Lady Elizabeth lives on an estate near London, striving to get back into the good graces of her father, King Henry VIII, and as the years pass she faces his death and those of other close relatives until she finds herself next in line to ascend the throne of England in 1558.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Rinaldi

Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: Celebrating the yuletide with feasts, wassailing, mummer performances, and mistletoe, the young queen and her court are challenged to identify who among them is a would-be murderer who is targeting the throne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Chisholm, P. F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Cushman, Karen.

Summary: In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful characters on the road, and then reluctantly joins a traveling "oddities" exhibit, where he learns to see beyond appearances.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUS

Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Hawke, Simon.

Summary: Will Shakespeare and Symington "Tuck" Smythe land in the middle of a murder mystery when the bumbling detectives and their band of thespians furnish theatrical entertainment at a large wedding pageant and the bride turns up dead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAW

Plaidy, Jean

Summary: A fictional portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots, follows the tragic character from her youth, through her tumultuous adulthood at the center of political intrigue, betrayal, rivalry, and murder, to her execution, ordered by her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, in a meticulously detailed historical novel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Barnhill, Anne Clinard.

Summary: "Mistress Mary Shelton is Queen Elizabeth's favorite ward, enjoying every privilege the position affords. The queen loves Mary like a daughter, and, like any good mother, she wants her to make a powerful match. The most likely prospect: Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford. But while Oxford seems to be everything the queen admires: clever, polished and wealthy, Mary knows him to be lecherous, cruel,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: The invention of starch has a profound influence on the fashion styles of Elizabethan England, but the lucrative commodity also leads to the murder of the royal starcher, followed by the killings of two other women.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Marston, Edward.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Erickson, Carolly

Summary: The courageous, spirited Mary Queen of Scots tells her own story--from her youth as a young girl married to the invalid young King of France to her short reign as Queen of Scotland and her tragic imprisonment by her ruthless, merciless cousin Queen Elizabeth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

Rickman, Philip.

Summary: Summoned by William Cecil to address dangerous questions about Elizabeth I's legitimacy, royal astrologer John Dee teams up with Robert Dudley to retrieve the bones of King Arthur, a mission that is complicated by magic, a first love, and a complex plot against the queen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

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Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A fictional portrait of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I follows the young queen as she copes with intrigues aimed at placing Mary, Queen of Scots, on the British throne, and her passion for the traitorous Robert Dudley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gre

Plaidy, Jean

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Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1971

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: In this compelling saga of passion, political intrigue, and betrayal, Mary Queen of Scots struggles to rejoin her young son and regain her kingdom despite being imprisoned at the command of her cousin Queen Elizabeth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Gregory

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: This dazzling novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory presents a new and unique view of one of history's most intriguing, romantic, and maddening heroines. Biographers often neglect the captive years of Mary, Queen of Scots, who trusted Queen Elizabeth's promise of sanctuary when she fled from rebels in Scotland and then found herself imprisoned as the guest of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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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: FICTION Gregory

Follett, Ken

Summary: A half-century love affair between a man in service to Elizabeth I and a woman on the opposing side of England's religious divide is challenged by violent ideological power shifts, torn loyalties and the queen's circle of spies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Gooden, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GOO

Burchett, Jan.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Lady Grace Cavendish, maid of honor to Queen Elizabeth I, describes in her diary her efforts to discover who is counterfeiting the new English silver coin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Cav

Emerson, Kathy Lynn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perserverance Press/John Daniel & Co. 2006

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