The Resource The Marriage Game : A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I, (ebook)

The Marriage Game : A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I, (ebook)

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The Marriage Game : A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I
Title
The Marriage Game
Title remainder
A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this compelling novel of Tudor drama and suspense, acclaimed author Alison Weir brings to life one of England's most scandalous royal love affairs: the romance between the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth I and her courtier Lord Robert Dudley. Only twenty-five and newly crowned, Elizabeth vows to rule the country as both queen and king. But her counselors continually press her to form an advantageous marriage and produce an heir. Though none of the suitors have yet worked their way to her throne, the dashing--though married--Lord Robert lays claim to Elizabeth's heart. Their flagrant flirting, their unescorted outings, and the appointment of Lord Robert to Master of Horse inspire whispers through the court, and even rumors that Elizabeth has secretly given birth to Lord Robert's child. Events take a dark turn when Robert's wife is found dead. Universal shock is followed by accusations of murder. Despite the scandal, Elizabeth and Robert manage to navigate the choppy political, economic, and religious waters around them. But the greatest obstacle to marriage between the Queen and her true love may come not from outside forces, but from within. With intricate period detail and captivating prose, Alison Weir explores one of history's most provocative "Did they or didn't they?" debates. The Marriage Game maneuvers through the alliances, duplicities, intrigue, and emotions of a woman intent on sovereignty--over her country and herself
Cataloging source
N$T
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Weir, Alison
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elizabeth
  • Leicester, Robert Dudley
  • Queens
  • Great Britain
Label
The Marriage Game : A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I, (ebook)
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http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=828EF1B2-2F71-4B63-857A-50B764BD9D27
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804177306
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
828EF1B2-2F71-4B63-857A-50B764BD9D27
System control number
  • ocn900606364
  • (OCoLC)900606364
Label
The Marriage Game : A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I, (ebook)
Link
http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=828EF1B2-2F71-4B63-857A-50B764BD9D27
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804177306
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
828EF1B2-2F71-4B63-857A-50B764BD9D27
System control number
  • ocn900606364
  • (OCoLC)900606364

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