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Albert, Edoardo

Summary: In 604 AD, Edwin, the deposed king of Northumbria, seeks refuge at the court of King Raedwald of East Anglia. But Raedwald is urged to kill his guest by Aethelfrith, Edwin's usurper. As Edwin walks by the shore, alone and at bay, he is confronted by a mysterious figure--the missionary Paulinus--who prophesies that he will ascend to greater heights than any of his forefathers. Through battles...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

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

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret takes her measure. With one look, each knows the other for a rival, an ally, a pawn, destined with Margaret's younger sister Mary to a sisterhood unique in the world. The three sisters will become the queens of England, Scotland, and France. United by family loyalties and affections, the three...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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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 FIC GRE

Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE THR

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

Plaidy, Jean

Summary: Ten years after Charles I was deposed and executed, his son, Charles II, regains the throne after many years in exile. Charles is determined not only to restore the monarchy but also to revive a society that has suffered under many years of Puritan rule, when everything from theater to Christmas festivals was illegal. As king, Charles II throws himself into the gaiety of court life, becoming a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Jefferson, Marci.

Summary: "In 1660, the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns Frances Stuart and her family to favor. Frances discards threadbare gowns and goes to gilded Fontainebleau Palace, where she soon catches the Sun King's eye. But Frances is no ordinary courtbeauty--she has Stuart secrets to keep and her family to protect. King Louis XIV turns vengeful when she rejects his offer to become his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jefferson 2014

Koen, Karleen.

Summary: An ambitious young woman, Alice Verney risks everything for pride and status as she deals with the political intrigues, private passions, shifting alliances, and social machinations of the Restoration court of King Charles II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOE

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: United in sisterhood by birth and marriage, Katherine of Aragon, Queen of England; Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots; and Mary Tudor, Queen of France immediately recognize each other as both allies and rivals in the treacherous world of court and national politics. Their bonds extend beyond natural and expeditious loyalties, as romance, scandal, war, and religion inextricably unite these three for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2016

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2 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

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: United in sisterhood by birth and marriage, Katherine of Aragon, Queen of England; Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots; and Mary Tudor, Queen of France immediately recognize each other as both allies and rivals in the treacherous world of court and national politics. Their bonds extend beyond natural and expeditious loyalties, as romance, scandal, war, and religion inextricably unite these three for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2016

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

Flint, Eric

Summary: In 1636 France, King Louis sends his expectant wife, Queen Anne, into seclusion to keep her safe, while France's foreign enemies as well as traitors within the court make their move, forcing factions both inside and outside of the country to choose sides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Livingston, Michael

Summary: "Julius Caesar is dead, assassinated on the senate floor, and the glory that is Rome has been torn in two. Octavian, Caesar's ambitious great-nephew and adopted son, vies with Marc Antony and Cleopatra for control of Caesar's legacy. As civil war rages from Rome to Alexandria, and vast armies and navies battle for supremacy, a secret conflict may shape the course of history. Juba, Numidian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Renault, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1969

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REN

Weir, Alison

Summary: "A novel about Jane Seymour, the devout young woman who became the unwilling object of King Henry VIII's ardor--and the mother of his only son. In this third book in the epic Six Tudor Queens series, the acclaimed historian and bestselling author brings new insight to this dramatic story, showing how pure fear for her life determined Jane's actions. 25-year-old Jane Seymour wants nothing more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

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 DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TUD

Tenney, Tommy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEN

Andersen, Laura.

Summary: "Perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir, The Boleyn Reckoning heralds the triumphant conclusion of Laura Andersen's enthralling trilogy about the Tudor king who never was: the son of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn--Henry IX--who, along with hissisters and those he holds most dear, approaches a dangerous crossroads. The Tudor royal family has barely survived a disastrous winter. Now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Anderson 2014

Weir, Alison

Summary: A profile of the niece of Henry VIII reveals her contributions to sixteenth century politics, covering her two affairs, arrangement of her son's marriage to Mary Queen of Scots, and role in securing the English throne for her grandson, Scotland's James VI.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LENNOX, MARGARET DOUGLAS WEI

Weir, Alison

Summary: Weir brings to life the tumultuous tale of Katherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first, devoted, and "true" queen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Plaidy, Jean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1973

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PLA

Erickson, Carolly

Summary: A novel about the bitter rivalry between Queen Elizabeth I and her fascinating cousin, Lettice Knollys, for the love of one extraordinary man--Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERI

Cornwell, Bernard

Summary: "My name is Uhtred. I am the son of Uhtred, who was the son of Uhtred . . ." Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. AEthelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult, 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: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cornwell 2015

Harper, Karen

Summary: In April 1897, Charlotte Bill enters service into the house of the Duke and Duchess of York as a nanny. For decades, "Lala", as she is called, cares for her royal charges, some of which will rule, and one known as "The Lost Prince". (summary).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Weir, Alison.

Summary: Chronicles the personal lives of the four heirs of King Henry VIII, nine-year old Prince Edward; Lady Mary, the adult daughter of Henry's first wife; Lady Elizabeth, the teenaged daughter of Anne Boleyn; and Lady Jane Grey, the English king's great-niece--all of whom eventually took the throne if only for a brief time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

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