The King s Curse

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England.

Author: Philippa Gregory

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451626124

Category: Fiction

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"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's contented daily life is changed forever with the arrival of Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. Margaret soon becomes a trusted advisor and friend to the honeymooning couple, hiding her own royal connections in service to the Tudors. After the sudden death of Prince Arthur, Katherine leaves for London a widow, and fulfills her deathbed promise to her husband by marrying his brother, Henry VIII. Margaret's world is turned upside down by the surprising summons to court, where she becomes the chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. But this charmed life of the wealthiest and "holiest" woman in England lasts only until the rise of Anne Boleyn, and the dramatic deterioration of the Tudor court. Margaret has to choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical king, or to her beloved queen; to the religion she loves or the theology which serves the new masters. Caught between the old world and the new, Margaret Pole has to find her own way as she carries the knowledge of an old curse on all the Tudors"--
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The King s Curse

Margaret has to choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical king, or to her beloved queen; to the religion she loves or the theology which serves the new masters.

Author: Philippa Gregory

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ISBN: 060636286X

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For use in schools and libraries only. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the acclaimed Starz series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret is seen by the King's mother, the Red Queen, as a rival to the Tudor claim to the throne. She is buried in marriage to a Tudor supporter-Sir Richard Pole, governor of Wales-and becomes guardian to Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. But Margaret's destiny, as cousin to the White Princess, is not for a life in the shadows. Tragedy throws her into poverty, yet a royal death restores her to her place at young Henry VIII's court where she becomes chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. There she watches the dominance of the Spanish queen over her husband and her tragic decline. Amid the rapid deterioration of the Tudor court, Margaret must choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical Henry VIII or to her beloved queen. Caught between the old and the new, Margaret must find her own way, concealing her knowledge that an old curse cast upon all the Tudors is slowly coming true.
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The King s Curse

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Author: Philippa Gregory

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451626162

Category: Fiction

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the acclaimed Starz series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII’s stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret is seen by the King’s mother, the Red Queen, as a rival to the Tudor claim to the throne. She is buried in marriage to a Tudor supporter—Sir Richard Pole, governor of Wales—and becomes guardian to Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. But Margaret’s destiny, as cousin to the White Princess, is not for a life in the shadows. Tragedy throws her into poverty, yet a royal death restores her to her place at young Henry VIII’s court where she becomes chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. There she watches the dominance of the Spanish queen over her husband and her tragic decline. Amid the rapid deterioration of the Tudor court, Margaret must choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical Henry VIII or to her beloved queen. Caught between the old and the new, Margaret must find her own way, concealing her knowledge that an old curse cast upon all the Tudors is slowly coming true...
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Curse Not the King

ignored and despised him, while she kept a low-born lover in the state which would have done honour to a king. ... Shyness, stammering, all the inherited curses of a shattered nervous system had impeded him in the early weeks of his ...

Author: Evelyn Anthony

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504022279

Category: Fiction

Page: 284

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The tale of the treacherous battle for the throne between Catherine the Great and her son Paul, set against the backdrop of late-eighteenth-century Russia The year is 1773. Catherine the Great has been in power for a decade. Since the assassination of her husband, Peter III, in a coup d'état, she has been empress of all the Russias. She rules with enlightenment and grace, driven by ambition and her secret dream to free Russia’s millions of serfs. Tonight she is celebrating the wedding of her son Paul Petrovitch. He was nine—and the rightful heir to the throne—when Peter died and Catherine seized power. Her son has neither forgotten nor forgiven, and hatred for his mother—and his father’s murderer—festers in his heart. He doesn’t know that Catherine committed a terrible crime to safeguard his liberty and his life. She prays that marriage will be the solution to his violent rages and the dangerous enmity between them. Curse Not the King chronicles the struggle for dominance between mother and son. Notorious for her love affairs, Catherine ruled an empire shadowed by treachery, intrigue, and deadly betrayals. But she was never able to make peace with Paul, who would go on to become czar, finally attaining his long-awaited revenge, and whose own son Alexander would reign after him. Curse Not the King is the 2nd book in the Romanov Trilogy, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
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The Curse of the King

Curses are messy, and respecting witch stays away from them. This is like a snarling dog waiting to snap, the feeling of dread in the split second before a car crash. “My ancestors, I pray to you. I invoke your power; I bring forth your ...

Author: Winnie Lyon

Publisher: The Parliament House

ISBN: PKEY:6610000259588

Category: Fiction

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Laura Wilson is the heir to an ancient curse. As a young witch descending from the very powerful trio of witches that had cursed Macbeth, the pressure she faces daily is non-stop. When Laura is forced to participate in her school’s rendition of the classic play, she gives herself a single task. She must break the curse once and for all. This task proves itself to be more difficult than she ever could have imagined when a miscast spell leads to the summoning of her dead ancestor, Cecily Wilson-- one of the very witches that cursed Macbeth. As Laura attempts to send her resurrected relative back beyond the veil, she is faced with one of the harsh realities of high school: having a crush on her best friend, Holly. However things only get more complicated as Holly pines after Peter, a lonely, quick-witted vampire. While she grows closer to Cecily, Laura sees first-hand the true horrors of being a witch in Elizabethan England as demonic forces arise in her little town of Shipley Hollow. Can Laura break the curse and save her family name before the curtains rise on opening night? Brought to you by Winnie Lyon, The Curse of the King is an action-packed novel with mysterious and magical twists at every turn.
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King s Curse

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Author: Warren Murphy

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780751558203

Category: Fiction

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Civilizations fell when Cortez and his conquistadores landed in the New World. The Mayans, the Aztecs and the Toltec all vanished into the mists of history. But one tribe survived: the Actatl. And what survived with them was their huge stone idol, Uctut - the sacred rock which demanded blood as a sacrifice . . . human blood. When the stone is despoiled in a New York museum by a young graffiti freak, the Actatl leaders demand revenge on the despoiler and on the country which gave rise to him. Their method of vengeance? Simple - extract the victim's heart. But when one of their first victims is a US Congressman, something special is called for. Enter Remo Williams: The Destroyer, an ex-cop who should be dead, but instead fights for the secret government law-enforcement organisation CURE. Trained in the esoteric martial art of Sinanju by his aged mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's last line of defence. Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.
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The Curse of King Tut s Mummy Totally True Adventures

He especially liked hiking through the Valley of the Kings. Before long, he got to know every nook and cranny. He knew the stories of mummies putting curses on people. But to him it seemed that people were more of a curse on mummies.

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780307494689

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all—the tomb of King Tut's mummy! But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse?
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Famous Curses

Referring once more to the newly married couple who had so basely betrayed the King, there is no record as to whether or not any special misfortune befell them, but if the King's curse, with regard to them, were as efficacious as many ...

Author: Elliott O'Donnell

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9781446358528

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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A classic collection filled with tales of the paranormal past—illustrations included. Travel back into supernatural history with the early twentieth-century ghost hunter and author Elliott O’Donnell as he recounts the frightening stories of: · The Erskines of Mar · The Lambton Worm · The Peasant Boy’s Curse · The Screaming Skulls of Calgarth · Corfe Castle and the Curse of St. Dunstan · Dread Coruisk · The Curse of Rudesheim and more Famous Curses is part of The Paranormal, a series that resurrects rare titles, classic publications, and out-of-print texts, as well as publishes new supernatural and otherworldly ebooks for the digital age. The series includes a range of paranormal subjects from angels, fairies, and UFOs to near-death experiences, vampires, ghosts, and witchcraft.
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King s Curse

Author: Philippa Gregory

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