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The Resource Anna of Kleve, the princess in the portrait : a novel, Alison Weir

Anna of Kleve, the princess in the portrait : a novel, Alison Weir

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Anna of Kleve, the princess in the portrait : a novel
Title
Anna of Kleve, the princess in the portrait
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alison Weir
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Newly widowed and the father of an infant son, Henry VIII realizes he must marry again to ensure the royal succession. Forty-six, overweight, and suffering from gout, Henry is soundly rejected by some of Europe's most eligible princesses. Anna of Kleve, from a small German duchy, is twenty-four, and has a secret she is desperate to keep hidden. Henry commissions her portrait from his court painter, who depicts her from the most flattering perspective. Entranced by the lovely image, Henry is bitterly surprised when Anna arrives in England and he sees her in the flesh. Some think her attractive, but Henry knows he can never love her. What follows is the fascinating story of an awkward royal union that somehow had to be terminated. Even as Henry begins to warm to his new wife and share her bed, his attention is captivated by one of her maids-of-honor. Will he accuse Anna of adultery as he did Queen Anne Boleyn, and send her to the scaffold? Or will he divorce her and send her home in disgrace?"--
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Summary
Arranged in a doomed marriage to England's infamous Henry VIII, a princess from a small German duchy hides a desperate secret in a hostile foreign court
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Amazon.com
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10775959
Cataloging source
DV1
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1951-
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Weir, Alison
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.E36
LC item number
A76 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Six Tudor queens
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anne
  • Anne
  • England
  • Queens
  • Great Britain
  • Courts and courtiers
  • Great Britain
  • FICTION / Historical / General
  • FICTION / Biographical
  • FICTION / Sagas
Target audience
adult
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the princess in the portrait
Label
Anna of Kleve, the princess in the portrait : a novel, Alison Weir
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in the United Kingdom as Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets by Headline Review, an imprint of the Headline Publishing Group, London."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9781101966570
Lccn
bl2019009006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)1099659636
Label
Anna of Kleve, the princess in the portrait : a novel, Alison Weir
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in the United Kingdom as Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets by Headline Review, an imprint of the Headline Publishing Group, London."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9781101966570
Lccn
bl2019009006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)1099659636

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