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Summary: Historian Dr. Lucy Worsley travels back in time to the Tudor Court of England's Henry VIII to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of his six wives. Combining drama based on eyewitness accounts and historical sources with Lucy's own contemporary historical commentary, it is these women's stories that Lucy sets out to uncover, witness, and explore.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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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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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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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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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Castor, H. M.

Summary: Hal, a young man of extraordinary talents, skill on the battlefield, sharp intelligence, and virtue, believes he is destined for greatness but, haunted by his family's violent past, he embarks on a journey that leads to absolute power and brings him face to face with his demons as he grows to become Henry VIII.

Format: text

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

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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

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: "The story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VIII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2014

Weir, Alison.

Summary: Profiles the oft-married English monarch and the women that came to define him through marriage, detailing their little-known histories and personalities. "Brilliantly written and meticulously researched...Alison Weir is adept at bringing to life these historical figures." Henry VIII is perhaps England's most infamous monarch, especially when it comes to matters of the heart. He was married to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 942.052 WEI

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain, Katherine of Aragon has been fated her whole life to marry Prince Arthur of England. When they meet and are married, the match becomes as passionate as it is politically expedient. But tragically, Arthur falls ill and extracts from his young bride a deathbed promise to marry his brother Henry, become Queen, and fulfill their dreams and her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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

Weir, Alison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2001

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

Fraser, Antonia

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chivers 1992

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 942.052 FRA

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 British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SIX

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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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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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

Norwich, John Julius

Summary: "John Julius Norwich--who the Wall Street Journal called "the very model of a popular historian"--has crafted a big, bold tapestry of the early sixteenth century, when Europe and the Middle East were overshadowed by a quartet of legendary rulers, all born within a ten-year period: Francis I of France, the personification of the Renaissance, who became a highly influential patron of the arts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2 NOR

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2008

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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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wo

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WOL RATED NR

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANNE BOLEYN WEI

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: "A riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII's sixth wife Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name. Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse... Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives-- King Henry VIII-- commands her to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2015

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANNE BOLEYN, QUEEN BOR

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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