The Resource The fifth queen trilogy

The fifth queen trilogy

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The fifth queen trilogy
Title
The fifth queen trilogy
Title variation
  • 5th queen trilogy
  • Fifth queen trilogy annotated
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Language
eng
Summary
The Fifth Queen (1906-1908) is a trilogy of novels by Ford Madox Ford. Set during the reign of Henry VIII, Ford's trilogy recreates Tudor England in a masterful story of court intrigue, romance, and betrayal. Focusing on the tragic figure of Katharine Howard, the fifth wife of the King, Ford investigates the interconnection of sex and power in a political atmosphere clouded by violence and espionage. Depicting some of the era's most notorious figures, including Thomas Cromwell, Bloody Mary, and the King himself, Ford makes history both entertaining and undeniably human. Brought to the court of King Henry VIII by her cousin Thomas Culpeper, Katharine Howard, a noblewoman whose family's fortunes had been in decline for some time, inadvertently catches the eye of his majesty. Given a position as a lady in waiting for Lady Mary, Howard-though opposed by the brutally efficient schemer Thomas Cromwell-soon distinguishes herself in the eyes of the King, who makes her his fifth Queen. Thrust into the spotlight at the age of seventeen, she finds herself forced into an impossible role as a public figure whose every move could enrage her notoriously violent husband. Married to the Henry for a brief time before she was unceremoniously divorced and beheaded, Howard has traditionally been seen as a minor figure in the history of Tudor England. For Ford, however, a master storyteller with an eye for tragedy and a skill for developing flawed, convincingly human characters, Howard is a woman whose life and death are not only worthy of literature, but instructive for the men and women of Edwardian England. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Ford Madox Ford's The Fifth Queen Trilogy is a classic work of British literature reimagined for modern readers
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Midwest
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1873-1939
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Ford, Ford Madox
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Catherine Howard
  • Queens
  • Great Britain
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adult
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The fifth queen trilogy
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
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MWT14284643
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781513293646
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT14284643
Specific material designation
remote
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14284643
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The fifth queen trilogy
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT14284643
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781513293646
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT14284643
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14284643
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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