Katheryn Howard, the scandalous queen : a novel
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Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.
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9781432877347, 1432877348
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Large print edition.
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729 pages (large print) : genealogical tables ; 23 cm.
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"Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir tells the tragic story of Henry VIII's fifth wife, a nineteen-year-old beauty with a hidden past, in this fifth novel in the sweeping Six Tudor Queens series. In the spring of 1540, Henry VIII, desperate to be rid of his queen, Anna of Kleve, first sets eyes on the enchanting Katheryn Howard. Although the king is now an ailing forty-nine-year-old measuring fifty-four inches around his waist, his amorous gaze lights upon the pretty teenager. Seated near him intentionally by her ambitious Catholic family, Katheryn readily succumbs to the courtship. Henry is besotted with his bride. He tells the world she is a rose without a thorn, and extols her beauty and her virtue. Katherine delights in the pleasures of being queen and the power she has to do good to others. She comes to love the ailing, obese king and tolerate his nightly attentions. If she can bear him a son, her triumph will be complete. But Katheryn has a past of which Henry knows nothing, and which comes back increasingly to haunt her--even as she courts danger yet again" -- Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Weir, A. (2020). Katheryn Howard, the scandalous queen: a novel (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Weir, Alison, 1951-. 2020. Katheryn Howard, the Scandalous Queen: A Novel. Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Weir, Alison, 1951-. Katheryn Howard, the Scandalous Queen: A Novel Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Weir, Alison. Katheryn Howard, the Scandalous Queen: A Novel Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

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