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The Sisters Of Henry VIII: The Tumultuous Lives Of Margaret Of Scotland And Mary Of France

The Sisters Of Henry VIII: The Tumultuous Lives Of Margaret Of Scotland And Mary Of France (Paperback)

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Henry VIII's sisters, neglected by generations of historians, affected the lives of their contemporaries much more forcefully than did any of their brother's famous six wives. In The Sisters of Henry VIII, Maria Perry brings history alive by examining the lives of these extraordinary women and their influence on Europe in the Tudor Age. Margaret became queen of Scotland at age thirteen family members arranged beautiful Mary's betrothal to the aging king of France when she was twelve. But both women chose their second husbands for love: Margaret married and divorced twice after Henry's advancing armies slaughtered her first husband and kidnapped her children Mary risked execution by proposing to the handsome duke of Suffolk. ground-breaking in both depth and scope, Perry's work rescues two remarkable princesses from the shadows of history and offers a fresh interpretation of a royal family and an era sure to fascinate readers of Alison Weir and Antonia Fraser.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: royaltyHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly modern history: c 1450-1500 to c 1700History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 08/12/2000 ISBN-13: 9780306809897  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Maria Perry is the author of many books, including her acclaimed biography of Elizabeth I, The Word of a Prince. She lives in London.

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