The Resource Sisters of treason, Elizabeth Fremantle

Sisters of treason, Elizabeth Fremantle

Label
Sisters of treason
Title
Sisters of treason
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Fremantle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"SISTERS OF TREASON, the second novel by Elizabeth Fremantle, is a story of love, politics and tragedy. Beginning early in Mary Tudor's turbulent reign, SISTERS OF TREASON explores the lives of a pair of sisters as dangerously close to the throne as their sister Lady Jane Grey, who died on the executioner's block at the age of 16, after being queen for nine days. After Jane's death, Lady Catherine becomes the focus of plots to thwart Mary Stuart's claim on England's throne. Catherine is a young woman driven by a compulsive and ultimately fatal desire to love and be loved. Clever Lady Mary is burdened with a crooked spine and a tiny stature in an age when physical perfection equates to goodness and vice versa. Both girls have inherited the Tudor blood that is more curse than blessing. It is court painter Levina Teerlinc who helps the girls survive Mary's reign, but when the Queen's sister, the hot-headed Elizabeth, inherits the crown, the world at court becomes increasingly treacherous for the Grey girls. For either girl to marry without the queen's permisison would be a potentially fatal political act, perceived as a treasonous grab for the throne, but Elizabeth is unlikely to let either girl ally herself and become an even more dangerous focus for her enemies. Each young woman must decide how far she will go to defy her queen and find the safety and love she longs for"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fremantle, Elizabeth
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6106.R4547
LC item number
S57 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hertford, Katherine Seymour
  • Mary
  • Sisters
  • Treason
  • Great Britain
Label
Sisters of treason, Elizabeth Fremantle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-436)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn869824930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9781476703091
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014001220
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)869824930
Label
Sisters of treason, Elizabeth Fremantle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-436)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn869824930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9781476703091
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014001220
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)869824930

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