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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

Meyer, Carolyn

Summary: In 1520, thirteen-year-old Anne Boleyn, jealous of her older sister's beauty and position at court, declares that she will one day be queen of England, and that her sister will kneel at her feet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2002

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

Worsley, Lucy

Summary: Hoping to revive his distressed family fortune, the Baron of Stone arranges the engagment of his twelve-year-old daughter, Eliza Rose Camperdowne, to the son of the Earl of Westmoreland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Two sisters competing for the greatest prize: the love of a king. When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family's ambitious plots as the king's interest begins to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Summary: Provides short biographies of each of the women to whom the king was married.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2010

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

Humphreys, C. C. (Chris C.)

Summary: It is 1536 and the expert swordsman Jean Rombaud has been brought over from France by Henry VIII to behead his wife, Anne Boleyn. But on the eve of her execution Rombaud swears a vow to the ill-fated queen - to bury her six-fingered hand, symbol of her rumoured witchery, at a sacred crossroads. Yet in a Europe ravaged by religious war, the hand of this infamous Protestant icon is so powerful a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2014

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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...

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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

Summary: After failing to have his marriage to Katherine annulled, Henry appoints himself the head of the Church of England. Anne Boleyn insists that Henry remove the Queen from the picture. A royal visit to France finally prompts Anne to consummate her relationship with Henry. After failed attempts to have his marriage annulled, Henry's patience finally wears out and he marries Anne in secret. The king...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2008

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Weir, Alison.

Summary: The tempestuous love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn scandalized Christendom and altered forever the religious landscape of England. Acclaimed historian and bestselling author Alison Weir draws on myriad sources from the Tudor era to examine, in unprecedented depth, the gripping, dark, and chilling story of Anne Boleyn's final days.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 ANNE BOLEYN WEI

Plaidy, Jean

Summary: Bewitching King Henry VIII into making her his bride, the strong-willed and passionate Anne Boleyn becomes the tragically doomed queen who fails to produce a son for the king but whose daughter, Elizabeth, becomes one of the greatest rulers of all time.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2003

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Maxwell, Robin

Summary: A look at the future queen of England between the ages of nine and seventeen when she lived in France and was befriended by Queen Claude, the brilliant Marguerite of Savoy, the clever but lecherous Francois I, and even Leonardo da Vinci.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAX

Maxwell, Robin

Summary: When the young Queen Elizabeth I is entrusted with Anne Boleyn's secret diary, she discovers a great deal about the much-maligned mother she never knew. And on learning the truth about her lascivious and despotic father, Henry VIII, she vows never to relinquish control to any man. But this avowal doesn't prevent Elizabeth from pursuing a torrid love affair with her horsemaster, Robin Dudley --...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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

Summary: Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Told from Cromwell's perspective, "Wolf Hall" follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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Bordo, Susan

Summary: Reconstructs the life of the second wife of Henry VIII, drawing on scholarly studies and critical analysis to define an English queen who has been alternately viewed as a whore, martyr, feminist icon, and cautionary tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 ANNE BOLEYN, QUEEN BOR

Weir, Alison

Summary: Henry VIII is risking his marriage and the political strategies of Cardinal Wolsey in his obsession to marry Anne Boleyn, who does not welcome the king's advances and loathes the cardinal for breaking her betrothal to Harry Percy. Anne is barely a teenager when she is sent from her family's Hever Castle to serve at the royal court of the Netherlands. There, and later in France, Anne thrives....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

Andersen, Laura.

Summary: "Henry IX, known as William, is the son of Anne Boleyn and now the leader of England, his regency period finally at an end. His newfound power, however, comes with the looming specter of war with the other major powers of Europe, with strategic alliances that must be forged on both the battlefield and in the bedroom, and with a court, severed by religion, rife with plots to take over the throne"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Anderson 2013

Summary: Chancellor of England, Sir Thomas More, is placed in a difficult position when Henry VIII breaks with the Catholic Church over its refusal to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Henry demands More's endorsement of this act. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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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

Andersen, Laura.

Summary: Just seventeen years old, Henry IX, known as William, is a king bound by the restraints of the regency yet anxious to prove himself. With the French threatening battle and the Catholics sowing the seeds of rebellion at home, William trusts only his older sister Elizabeth, his best friend and loyal counselor, Dominic, and Minuette, a young orphan raised as a royal ward by William's mother, Anne...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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Weir, Alison

Summary: Anne is barely a teenager when she is sent from her family's Hever Castle to serve at the royal court of the Netherlands. There, and later in France, Anne thrives. But her powerful family has ambitious plans for her future that override any wishes of her own. When the King of England himself, Henry VIII, asks Anne to be his mistress, she spurns his advances-- he is a married man who has already...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

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

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Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan

Summary: Chronicles the life and reign of young King Henry VIII as he quests for a legitimate male heir and separates from the Catholic church.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2008

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Barnhill, Anne Clinard.

Summary: "A sweeping tale of sexual seduction and intrigue at the court of Henry VIII, At the Mercy of the Queen is a rich and dramatic debut historical about Madge Shelton, cousin and lady-in-waiting to Anne Boleyn. At the innocent age of fifteen, Lady Margaret Shelton arrives at the court of Henry VIII and quickly becomes the confidante of her cousin, Queen Anne Boleyn. But she soon finds herself...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2012

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2009

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