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Weir, Alison

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Weir, Alison

Summary: This epic book brings to vivid life five powerful Norman queens, from Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, to the Empress Matilda, mother to King Henry II, founder of the Plantagenet dynasty. The lives of England's medieval queens were packed with tragedy, betrayal, love, warfare, adultery and mystery--but their stories are obscured by centuries of myth and prejudice against...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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Weir, Alison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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Weir, Alison.

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Summary: A fictional portrait of the tumultuous early life of Queen Elizabeth I describes her perilous path to the throne of England and the scandal, political intrigues, and religious turmoil she confronted along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

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Weir, Alison.

Summary: Reexamines the relationship between Mary, Queen of Scots, and her ambitious second husband, Lord Darnley, and investigates Darnley's 1567 murder to assess Mary's possible involvement and to solve this four-hundred-year-old mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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

Weir, Alison.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1995

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Weir, Alison

Summary: "Packed with incredible true stories and legendary medieval intrigue, this epic narrative history chronicles the first five queens from the powerful royal family that ruled England and France for over three hundred years. This remarkable recreation of the action-packed century that saw the murder of Thomas Becket and the signing of the Magna Carta covers the lives and reigns of the first five...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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Weir, Alison.

Summary: Lady Jane Grey was born into times of extreme danger. Child of a scheming father and a ruthless mother, for whom she was merely a pawn in a dynastic power game with the highest stakes, she lived a live in thrall to political machinations and lethal religious fervor. Jane's astonishing and essentially tragic story was played out during one of the most momentous periods of English history. As a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANNE BOLEYN WEI

Weir, Alison

Summary: Newly widowed and the father of an infant son, Henry VIII realizes he must marry again to ensure the royal succession. Forty-six, overweight, and suffering from gout, Henry is soundly rejected by some of Europe's most eligible princesses. Anna of Kleve, from a small German duchy, is twenty-four, and has a secret she is desperate to keep hidden. Henry commissions her portrait from his court...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WEI

Weir, Alison

Summary: A biography of the first Tudor queen, who was the only living descendent of Yorkist King Edward IV, and mother of the infamous Henry VIII, sheds new light on the life of this enigmatic woman and mother of the Tudor dynasty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ELIZABETH, QUEEN WEI

Weir, Alison

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Summary: "Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir brings her Tudor Queens series to a close with the remarkable story of Henry VIII's sixth and final wife, who manages to survive him and remarry, only to be thrown into a romantic intrigue that threatens the very throne of England. Having sent his much-beloved but deceitful young wife Katheryn Howard to her beheading, King Henry fixes his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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Weir, Alison

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Summary: "Young Henry began his rule as a magnificent and chivalrous Renaissance prince who embodied every virtue. He had all the qualities to make a triumph of his kingship, yet we remember only the violence. Henry famously broke with the Pope, founding the Church of England and launching a religious revolution that divided his kingdom. He beheaded two of his wives and cast aside two others. He died a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2023

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Weir, Alison

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Alison Weir explores the life of Henry VIII's mother, Elizabeth, the first queen of the Tudor dynasty, in this stunning historical novel. Elizabeth of York is the oldest daughter of King Edward IV. Flame-haired, beautiful, and sweet-natured, she is adored by her family; yet her life is suddenly disrupted when her beloved father dies in the prime of life. Her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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Weir, Alison

Summary: "In this compelling novel of Tudor drama and suspense, acclaimed author Alison Weir brings to life one of England's most scandalous royal love affairs: the romance between the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth I and her courtier Lord Robert Dudley. Only twenty-five and newly crowned, Elizabeth vows to rule the country as both queen and king. But her counselors continually press her to form an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2014

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Weir, Alison.

Summary: A tale inspired by the life of Lady Jane Gray's younger sister, Katherine, interweaves the tragic story of her imprisonment in the Tower of London with the fates of three other innocent political prisoners including Kate Plantagenet and boy princes Edward and Richard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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Weir, Alison.

Summary: Presents a historical profile of Henry VIII's mistress and the sister of Anne Boleyn, examining her affair with Francis I of France, rise and fall in the Tudor court, and obscure later years after she married for love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TUDOR, HOUSE OF WEI

Weir, Alison.

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 942.052 WEI

WEIR, ALISON

Summary: Presents an exhaustively researched biography that reveals the personality, private life, and romantic intrigues of Elizabeth I.

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Publisher / Publication Date: BALAW 0000

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Weir, Alison

Summary: A novel of 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 Seymour's actions. 25-year-old Jane Seymour wants nothing more than to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Weir, Alison

Summary: This novel brings to life the idealistic monarch who expanded Parliament, founded the Royal Navy, modernized medical training, composed music and poetry, and patronized the arts. A passionate man in search of true love, he was stymied by the imperative to produce a male heir, as much a victim of circumstance as his unhappy wives. Had fate been kinder to him, the history of England would have...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Weir, Alison

Summary: Alison Weir explores the turbulent life of Henry VIII's mother, Elizabeth, the first queen of the Tudor dynasty.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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