Catalogue Search

Catalogue Record

0099532999
Epitaph for three women / Jean Plaidy
Cover
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
Publication year: 2009
Language: English
Media class: Book
Edition: New pbk. ed.
Genre: HISTORICAL
Publisher: London : Arrow
ISBN: 9780099532996
Notes:
Originally published: London: Robert Hale, 1981
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
Other formats
Talking book - CD:Epitaph for three women:2011
Total copies: 1
Loans this year: 0
No. of reservations: 0

Availability

Loading...

Synopsis

On the death of Henry the fifth, a nine-month-old baby is made King of England. Ambitious men surround the baby king, including his two uncles, the Dukes of Bedford and Gloucester. Shrewd and clever, Bedford seeks to uphold all his late brother had won and preserve it for young Henry the sixth. Gloucester, a man of poor judgment, greedy for wealth and power, has other ideas. In Lancastrian England and war-torn France, there are three women whose lives are to have a marked effect on the future. Katherine de Valois, haunted by an unhappy childhood, finds love in an unexpected quarter and founds the Tudor dynasty; Joan of Arc leaves her village pastures on the command of heavenly voices; and Eleanor of Gloucester is drawn into a murder plot and becomes the centre of a cause clbre. Murder, greed and ambition flourish alongside sacrifice, dedication and courage. These are turbulent times as the defeated become the victorious...

Users who borrowed also borrowed

Other titles by the author

0099513544
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
0099493268
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
0099513528
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
Author: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
0099513536
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
Author: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
0099510251
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
Author: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
0099533065
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
Author: Edward, III, King of England, 1312-1377
0099533081
Author: Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993
Author: Richard, II, King of England, 1367-1400
Author: Henry, IV, King of England, 1367-1413
Author: Henry, V, King of England, 1387-1422

Similar titles

J000324514
Author: Gordon, Mary
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
J000093028
Author: Wilson-Smith, Timothy
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
J000305450
Author: Longstaffe, Moya
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
0719068479
Author: Taylor, Craig
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
Author: Taylor, Craig, DPhil
0571284639
Author: Castor, Helen
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
J000280614
Author: Grummitt, David, 1971-
Author: Henry, VI, King of England, 1421-1471
1780220294
Author: Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
Author: Yolande d'Aragon, Queen, consort of Louis II, King of Naples, d. 1442
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
Author: Yolande d'Aragon, Queen, consort of Louis II, King of Naples, d. 1442
J000205938
Author: Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
Author: Yolande d'Aragon, Queen, consort of Louis II, King of Naples, 1381-1442
J000220705
Author: Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon
Author: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
Author: Yolande d'Aragon, Queen, consort of Louis II, King of Naples, 1381-1442

Web Content Display Web Content Display

Web Content Display Web Content Display