Description - Katharine, The Virgin Widow by Jean Plaidy
The second of Jean Plaidy's Tudor series, continuing the life of Katharine of Aragon in this story of a remarkable royal marriage that inspired some of history's bloodiest deeds ...The young Spanish widow, Katharine of Aragon, has become the pawn between two powerful monarchies. After less than a year as the wife of the frail Prince Arthur, the question of whether the marriage was ever consummated will decide both her fate and England's. But whilst England and Spain dispute her dowry, in the wings awaits her unexpected escape from poverty: Henry, Arthur's younger, more handsome brother - the future King of England. He alone has the power to restore her position, but at what sacrifice?
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(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Jean Plaidy
Jean Plaidy, one of the preeminent authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century, is the pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also known as Victoria Holt. Jean Plaidy's novels had sold more than 14 million copies worldwide by the time of her death in 1993.