Six Tudor Queens: Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen: Six Tudor Queens 5 - Six Tudor Queens (Hardback)
  • Six Tudor Queens: Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen: Six Tudor Queens 5 - Six Tudor Queens (Hardback)
zoom

Six Tudor Queens: Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen: Six Tudor Queens 5 - Six Tudor Queens (Hardback)

(author)
8 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£20.00
Hardback 480 Pages / Published: 06/08/2020
  • 10+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
Waterstones Says

The much anticipated fifth instalment in Weir’s cycle of novels reimagining the lives of the six women betrothed to Henry VIII. Katheryn Howard, the Tainted Queen tells the tragic story of a teenage bride whose short years at the heart of the court are brought vividly and unforgettably to life in Weir’s magnetic prose.

A naive young woman at the mercy of her ambitious family.

At just nineteen, Katheryn Howard is quick to trust and fall in love.

She comes to court. She sings, she dances. She captures the heart of the King.

Henry declares she is his rose without a thorn. But Katheryn has a past of which he knows nothing. It comes back increasingly to haunt her. For those who share her secrets are waiting in the shadows, whispering words of love... and blackmail.

Katheryn Howard
The fifth of Henry's Queens
Her Story

Acclaimed, bestselling historian Alison Weir draws on extensive research to recount one of the most tragic tales in English history - that of a lively, sweet but neglected girl, used by powerful men for their own gain.

History tells us she died too soon.
This mesmerising novel brings her to life.

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472227775
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 780 g
Dimensions: 292 x 160 x 28 mm

You may also be interested in...

Hamnet
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
The Song of Achilles
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.99
Paperback
Mythos
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Silence of the Girls
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
The Book Thief
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Essex Serpent
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Familiars
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
Wolf Hall
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Pillars of the Earth
Added to basket
Bring Up the Bodies
Added to basket
The Miniaturist
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
Fingersmith
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Labyrinth
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Silent Companions
Added to basket
Life and Fate
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Company of Liars
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Devil in the Marshalsea
Added to basket
The Glass Palace
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Whispering Stories

“Weir gives a sympathetic account of the short life and death of Katheryn Howard”

‘Katheryn Howard – The Tainted Queen’ is the latest book by best-selling author, Alison Weir. This tale is told through the eyes of Henry VIII’s fifth wife, in the third person and the past tense.

Daughter of the... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 21

“I enjoyed how the story was written with the tale being told from several perspectives”

I've always had a fascination with the life of King Henry IV and his six brides, so I enjoy the opportunity to read a new take on the life of young Katherine Howard, the fifth of his wives. 'Six Tudor... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 11

“Historical fiction at its best”

Alison Weir has managed to bring to life Katheryn Howard with this book. It is obvious the amount of research that has gone into writing this story.
The book covers her early life, her arrival at court and her... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 11

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.