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Katharine the Virgin Widow (Tudor Saga, #2) Jean Plaidy

Katharine the Virgin Widow (Tudor Saga, #2)

Jean Plaidy

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ISBN : 9780399138737
Hardcover
218 pages
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IN THE ROYAL MARRIAGE MARKETTHE INFANTA OF SPAIN WAS A TRUE PRIZE.In the eyes of the world, Katharine of Aragon was a precious object to be disposed of for the glory of Spain. Her parents, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand, send her to England toMoreIN THE ROYAL MARRIAGE MARKETTHE INFANTA OF SPAIN WAS A TRUE PRIZE.In the eyes of the world, Katharine of Aragon was a precious object to be disposed of for the glory of Spain. Her parents, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand, send her to England to become the bride of Arthur, Prince of Wales.But soon her frail husband was dead, and a fateful question loomed: Was the marriage consummated, as Katharines priest avowed, or was the young widow still a virgin? On that delicate point hinged Katharines--and Englands--future. Meanwhile, waiting in the wings was her willful, handsome brother-in-law, bold Prince Henry, who alone had the power to restore Katharines lost position.Jean Plaidys narrative genius sparkles in this story of a remarkable royal marriage that inspired some of historys bloodiest deeds . . . .