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Tudor Roses

Author : Alice Starmore
ISBN : 9780486817187
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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This volume of Tudor Roses presents new and reimagined garments based on the original Tudor Roses published in 1998. Alice Starmore looks to historical female figures of the Tudor Dynasty as inspiration for her stunning knitwear, and her modernization of traditional Fair Isle and Aran patterns has created a sensation in the knitting world. Through garment design, Starmore and her daughter Jade tell the stories of fourteen women connected with the Tudor dynasty. They weave a narrative around the known facts of their subjects' lives using photography, art, and the only medium through which the Tudor women could leave a lasting physical record in their world — needlework. Tudor Roses includes fourteen patterns for sweaters and other wearables that follow the chronological order of the Tudor dynasty. A different model portrays each of the Tudor women, from Elizabeth Woodville, grandmother of Henry VIII, through Mary, Queen of Scots. The stunning design and photography appeals to knitters seeking designs that offer an attractive balance of historic and modern elements.

Tudor Roses

Author : Amy Licence
ISBN : 1445656833
Genre : Great Britain
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The first ever comprehensive history of the queens, princesses and ladies of the Tudor family. Always more than mere foils of men, these Tudor women are fascinating in their own right.

The Tudor Rose

Author : Margaret Campbell Barnes
ISBN : 1402249195
Genre : Fiction
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The richly drawn tale of Elizabeth of York, full of intrigue, lies, and plots to steal the throne As a young woman, Elizabeth of York has the most valuable possession in all of England-a legitimate claim to the crown. Her quest to do what is right for her country and her family throw her into a tumultuous drama of political intrigue, rebellion, and murder. Two princes battle to win Britain's most rightful heiress for a bride and her kingdom for his own. On one side is her uncle Richard, the last Plantagenet King, whom she fears is the murderer of her two brothers, the would-be kings. On the other side is Henry Tudor, the exiled knight. Can he save her from a horrifying marriage to a cut-throat soldier? Thrust into the intrigue and drama of the War of the Roses, Elizabeth has a country within her grasp-if she can find the strength to unite a kingdom torn apart by a thirst for power. A refreshing historical fiction about infamous Tudor England, fans of Philippa Gregory, Anya Seton and Sharon Kay Penman will delight in this richly drawn tale of the woman who launched one of the most dramatic dynasties England has ever seen. Other books about the Tudors by Margaret Campbell Barnes: Brief Gaudy Hour a refreshing novel of Anne Boleyn, cast in a new light My Lady of Cleves a fresh story of Anne of Cleves, the bride who survived Henry VIII King's Fool an insider account of the Tudor Court, told by Henry VIII's one true friend What readers are saying about Tudor Rose: "it comes to life with all the color and vibrancy that are the hallmarks of excellent historical fiction." "full of intrigue, lies and many a plot to take over the throne" "full of backstabbing, betrayal, intrigue, murder, dangerous obsessions, plotting, war, rebellion and child murder. Seriously, why wouldn't you want to read it!" "This time in history is seen through her eyes, with a mother's heart and a sister's prayer." "an engaging story" "a fascinating fifteenth century tale of political intrigues, power, and love that will stay with the reader long after the last page is turned." "a FASCINATING read." What reviewers are saying about Tudor Rose:"I couldn't stop reading... a classic. " - Musings of a Bibliophile "This story delivers the fantastic mixed with a dose of realism... rich with detail and history." - The Long and Short of It "Elizabeth is an interesting woman and her story is definitely a unique one!" - Passages to the Past "The Tudor Rose is a wonderful historical read and well worth curling up with for immersion into another world. " - Medieval Bookworm "If you love Historical Fiction or the Tudors, you cannot go wrong by picking up this book." - The Literate Housewife What everyone is saying about Margaret Campbell Barnes: "Margaret Campbell Barnes has added brilliant hues to a picture which never lacked in color." - Vancouver (BC) Daily Province "Immensely entertaining and absorbing." - Chicago Tribune "Turns A BRILLIANT LIGHT on one of the lustiest and one of the most dramatic periods of English history." - Philadelphia Inquirer

Root Of The Tudor Rose

Author : Mari Griffith
ISBN : 9781783752676
Genre : Fiction
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1421: Henry V and his young bride, Catherine de Valois, are blessed with the birth of a son – but their happiness is short-lived. Catherine is widowed and when her father, the French king, also dies, her son inherits the crowns of France and England. Just ten months old, Henry VI needs all his mother’s watchful care to protect him from political intrigue. But Catherine is a foreigner at the English Court. Lonely and vulnerable, she is held in suspicion by those with their own claims to the throne. Only with another outsider, a young Welshman named Owen Tudor, does Catherine find true friendship but their liaison must be kept secret at all costs. Catherine, Queen of England is forbidden to remarry and she is in love with a servant...

The Tudor Rose Trilogy Collection

Author : Susan Wiggs
ISBN : 9781488024061
Genre : Fiction
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Travel back to the glittering Tudor court with #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs in her beloved Tudor Rose Trilogy. AT THE KING’S COMMAND Frustrated by his own failures at matrimony, King Henry VIII punishes insolent nobleman Stephen de Lacey by commanding him to marry the vagabond woman caught stealing his horse. But what begins as a mockery of a marriage ultimately blossoms into deepest love. THE MAIDEN’S HAND When roguishly handsome Oliver de Lacey enters the life of Protestant rebel Mistress Lark, their fates become inextricably bound together in a struggle against royal persecution. As they fight for justice, both Oliver and Lark discover a love worth saving…even dying for. AT THE QUEEN’S SUMMONS Feisty orphan Pippa de Lacey lives by wit and skill as a London street performer. But when her sharp tongue gets her into serious trouble, she throws herself upon the mercy of Irish chieftain Aidan O’Donoghue, and their unlikely alliance reverberates with desire. Titles originally published in 2009.

Elizabeth I Red Rose Of The House Of Tudor

Author : Kathryn Lasky
ISBN : 0590684841
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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As a new edition to The Royal Diaries series, this factual tale offers young readers an insight to the life and times of this famous royal prior to her days on the throne as the Queen of England.

Tudor Times

Author : Tony D. Triggs
ISBN : 1852768215
Genre : Great Britain
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Encyclopedia Of The Wars Of The Roses

Author : John A. Wagner
ISBN : 9781851093588
Genre : History
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This authoritative A–Z encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses provides accurate and concise descriptions of the major battles and events and the principal historical figures and issues involved. * More than 275 entries and over 40 illustrations * A map of the Wars of the Roses battle sites * Guide to related topics, chronology, and genealogies * Table showing the involvement of the higher peerage in the Wars of the Roses * List of Popes and English church leaders in the 15th century * List of selected websites for 15th century topics

Heraldry Historical And Popular

Author : Charles Boutell
ISBN : OXFORD:600022736
Genre : Heraldry
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Tudor And Stuart Times

Author : Joan Blyth
ISBN : 0602251486
Genre : Great Britain
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Part of the NEW Ginn History series, these colourful KS2 pupil books cover key moments in world history. The series includes Victorian Britain, Ancient Greece, Explorations and Encounters and Britain since 1930. Photography, cartoons and illustration bring the past to life while questions at the end of each chapter provoke further thinking and a Glossary reinforces key words and concepts.

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