Books tagged: tudor history

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The King's Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
At sixteen Robert Graves set off for London to serve newly-crowned Henry VIII. Life at court provided him with enough jousting to keep him fit, dicing and cards to keep him poor, and pretty maidens to keep him merry. For twenty-five years he gave his love and loyalty to his king until the beheadings began. These dark cruel times awoke Robert to what it really meant to be a King's Man.
Catherine de Valois: A Play in Three Acts
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal. Adapted from the creative non-fiction biography of the same name, Catherine de Valois tells the story of one of the 15th century's most fascinating queens, taking audiences beyond Henry V and Agincourt to discover the real woman you thought you knew from Shakespeare's "Henry V."
The Master of the Ceremonies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
For nearly four hundred years the world has believed that the actor William Shakespeare was the greatest writer that has ever lived. A chance discovery by an independent researcher has finally thrown up the proof that the world has been waiting for. The world was wrong. Finally we have found the author that the world and the works deserve. The greatest story never told. Until now.
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.
Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard: The Causes for Their Downfalls
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard had more in common than being two wives of Henry VIII who were beheaded. They were cousins and were surrounded by people linked to their downfalls.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
Strata Florida-A tale of the Grail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
In 1538 a group of monks set out from Glastonbury Abbey to deliver into safety a holy relic. As the Abbot watches them go, little does he suspect that come November, he will be dragged on a hurdle to the top of Glastonbury tor and then hung drawn and quartered for treason. Strata Florida, a story of deceit, lust and adventure.
The Archer Prism: reflecting Sir John Harington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Fictional autobiography of an important, little known Elizabethan. John Harington regards Jeffrey Archer, bestselling novelist & peer, as his modern counterpart. By comparing Jeffrey's extraordinary life with his own, he seeks to understand his own actions and relationships. Sir John was Queen Elizabeth's favourite & sauciest Godson. A famous, controversial writer, he invented the flush toilet.
Reluctant Queen - The story of Henry VIII's Defiant Little Sister, Mary Rose Tudor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Mary Rose Tudor, the youngest and favourite sister of infamous English king, Henry VIII, is nonetheless pushed into a State marriage with the old and sickly King Louis XII of France. At the French court, she is relentlessly pursued by Louis’ heir, the debauched Francis. In spite of her reluctant marriage and her would-be seducer, all Mary really wants is marriage to Charles Brandon, her true love.
Shakespeare was Irish!
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
As more and more scholars come to realise that the accepted story of William Shakespeare is untenable, this book tries to unmask the covert Irish influence on his work and the remarkable career of William Nugent, the only Irish candidate ever put forward for Shakespeare. It includes the full text of many original documents on Irish history, from the Reformation to the 1641 Rebellion.