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WEIR, ALISON

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

Format: text

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

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

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Weir, Alison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2001

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Weir, Alison.

Summary: Recounts one of the love stories of medieval England. This is a tale of an exceptional woman, Katherine Swynford, who became first the mistress, and later the wife, of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SWYNFORD, KATHERINE WEI

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: 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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Weir, Alison

Summary: Alison Weir's engrossing new novel of historical suspense tells the dramatic intertwined stories of two women: Katherine Grey, whose world falls apart when her older sister, Jane, is imprisoned and executed for unlawfully accepting the English crown; and her distant kinswoman Kate Plantagenet, the bastard daughter of Richard III. Separated by time, Katherine and Kate are linked by twin...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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Weir, Alison.

Summary: A biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine, discussing her early years in twelfth-century Europe, her marriages to France's King Louis VII and England's Henry II, her unprecedented political power, and other aspects of her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2001

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

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.

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 942.052 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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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: 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.

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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Weir, Alison.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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Weir, Alison.

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.04 WEI

Weir, Alison

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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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEI