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The queen"s rival

Diane Haeger

The queen"s rival

in the court of Henry VIII

by Diane Haeger

  • 386 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mistresses,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Paramours,
  • Ladies-in-waiting,
  • History,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes discussion questions.

    StatementDiane Haeger
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.A32125 Q46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. ;
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881213M
    ISBN 100451232208
    ISBN 109780451232205
    LC Control Number2010039719
    OCLC/WorldCa617551026

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Nancy Goldstone is the author of six books including Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, The Crown of Bohemia, and The Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots; The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and The Betrayal that Ignited a Kingdom; and Four Queens: The Provençal Sisters Who Ruled /5().

Nancy Goldstone presents a dual-biography of this mother/daughter force in, “The Rival Queens: Catherine de Medici, Her Daughter Marquerite de Valois, and the Betrayal that Ignited a Kingdom”. Goldstone breaks “The Rival Queens” into three parts: 1) Catherine de Medici 2) Marquerite de Valois and 3) The Rival Queens/5.

Diane Haeger is the author of several novels of historical and women's fiction, including four novels set in the court of King Henry VIII: I, Jane; The Queen's Rival; The Queen's Mistake; and The Secret Bride. She has a degree in English literature and an advanced degree in clinical psychology, which she credits with helping her bring to life complicated characters and /5(30).

The Queen’s Rival is a story of a young girl name Elizabeth “Bessie” Blount whose father was injured in one of Henry VIII’s war with a neighboring country.

Her mother, a lady in Katherine of Argon’s household comes home to take care of her husband and Bessie, dreaming of court life, takes her place.4/5.

"The Rival Queens is a gripping tale of royal feuds and divided kingdoms. Goldstone has lovingly restored the reputation of Marguerite de Valois; revealing her to be a woman of passion and drive whose fierce loyalties burned bright until the day she died."-5/5(2).

"The Rival Queens is a gripping tale of royal feuds and divided kingdoms. Goldstone has lovingly restored the reputation of Marguerite de Valois; revealing her to be a woman of passion and drive whose fierce loyalties burned bright until the day she died."― Amanda Foreman, author of A World on Fire and Georgiana/5().

The Queen's Rival: In the Court of Henry VIII (Henry VIII's Court Book 3) - Kindle edition by Haeger, Diane. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Queen's Rival: In the Court of Henry VIII (Henry VIII's Court Book 3)/5(26).

The Queen's Rivals tells the tragic fictional story of the Grey sisters, as told in the voice of Mary Grey. The sisters were very close to each other, their mother Lady Frances Brandon was too worried about appearances and the royal court to pay a lot of attention to her daughters, unless she profited from them/5.

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The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival/5(13). 'Rival To The Queen' is a historical novel from Carolly Erickson. This novel follows the life of Lettice Knollys, the daughter of Catherine Carey and granddaughter of Mary Boleyn, Anne Boleyn's sister.

Lettice is also a cousin of the Queen, Elizabeth I. The Queen’s Rival is a short story The queens rival book piece to other biographical historical fiction books in The Tudor Court series which chronicle the lives of famous, not to say infamous, historical figures who serve the kings and queens of England during the sixteenth century.

The Queen’s Rival is fascinating to read as most characters are pulled from history, sparking the curious mind to research further. Haeger’s story is imaginative, seductive, and spellbinding.

The Queen’s Rival is less about the scheming and struggle for power that defined the Tudor court as it is about Henry’s fairy-tale love for Bessie Author: Diane Haeger. About The Queen’s Rival. From the author of The Queen’s Mistake comes the untold story of King Henry VIII’s first well-known mistress.

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A hazy if disconcerting romantic glow hangs over Haeger's new Tudor romance (after 's The Queen's Mistake) featuring Bess Blount, one of lusty Henry the VIII's many conquests. Bess meets the king as an innocent, impressionable year-old girl working in the service of Queen Katherine/5(23).

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The Rival Queens: Catherine de’ Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom Nancy Goldstone.

Little, Brown, $30 (p) ISBN Treacherous court politics, poisonings, inter-national espionage, and adultery form the background to a story that includes such celebrated figures as Elizabeth I, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Nostradamus. The Rival Queens is a dangerous tale of love, betrayal, ambition, and the true nature of courage, the echoes of which still resonate.

The Rival Queens was funny and effectively adapted the comedy of manners, see, e.g., Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, The Rivals, into a novel form.

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Image 9 of The rival queens, The Rival Queens By N. Shaler BOSTON AND NEW TORE Houghton, Mifflin and Company Cjje Rtoersfoe press, Camfcrtop Contributor: Shaler, Nathaniel Southgate Date: Two Renaissance queens—who also happened to be mother and daughter—receive a thorough treatment.

Goldstone certainly knows her queens (The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc,etc.).Through the story of this mother-daughter relationship of Catherine de’ Medici () and her daughter, Marguerite de Valois (), the author spins a Author: Nancy Goldstone.

From the author of The Queen's Mistake comes the untold story of King Henry VIII's first well-known mistress. As the beautiful daughter of courtiers, Elizabeth "Bessie" Blount is overjoyed when she secures a position as maid of honor to Katherine.

The Rival Queens I enjoyed this book. I know very little of this era of history so I learned a lot. The book is written as a history book but with a touch of modern humor, just enough to lighten dark times.

If you like the Tudor histories, the Rival Queens is a good match/5(17). The Queens Rival drops you right into Blount’s life. Blount leaves her home at Kinlet to join the court of Henry VIII at age 12 to be a lady-in-waiting to the king’s wife Katherine.

As an impressionable young girl, Bess meets the charismatic king. The queen is unconcerned until the king begins to take notice of Blount.

rival queens Download rival queens or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get rival queens book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Rival Queens is an excellent book which naturally begins with Catherine de’ Medici difficult start in life and at the French court.

I was very happy to read some things I didn’t know yet about her, and her difficult start actually made her more human to me, as she is often represented as a cold-hearted woman. “Nancy Goldstone leads her reader with a very sure hand through the most dramatic events of Renaissance France.

Her narrative is so gripping that The Rival Queens unfolds like a thriller.” —Anka Muhlstein, author of Monsieur Proust’s Library and Balzac’s Omelette “The Rival Queens is a gripping tale of royal feuds and divided. The Rival Queens is a dangerous tale of love, betrayal, ambition, and the true nature of courage, the echoes of which still resonate.

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The Queen's Rival In the Court of Henry VIII (Book): Haeger, Diane: King Henry VIII had many wives-and many lovers-but his first well-known mistress might be the most fascinating of them all. As the beautiful daughter of courtiers, Elizabeth 'Bessie' Blount is overjoyed when she secures a coveted position as maid of honor to Katherine of Aragon.

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The Hula-Hoopin' Queen read by Oprah Winfrey, written by Thelma Lynne Godin and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Kameeka is confident that today she will finally beat her rival, Jamara, and. I used to think that John Guy’s biography of Mary, My Heart Is My Own (), could never be bettered.

That’s probably still true, but this book nevertheless adds something significant to our understanding. Rival Queens is marketed as an account of the conflict between Elizabeth and Mary, but in truth is yet another biography.4/5(3).

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Finally a novel on Bessie Blount! Her name has followed me throughout many Tudor reads, but I have never been able to read something that had the potential to answer.