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Margaret George Novel Elizabeth I

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Margaret George's upcoming novel entitled, 'Elizabeth I' will be released on both continents on the same day: April 5/ 5, April, 2011!! SOUND THE TRUMPETS

The publication information is the same via Amazon.com & Amazon.co.uk:
Hardcover: 688 pages
Publisher: Viking Adult (April 5, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0670022535
ISBN-13: 978-0670022533


Description
New York Times best-selling Margaret George captures history’s most enthralling queen—as she confronts rivals to her throne and to her heart.
One of today’s premier historical novelists, Margaret George dazzles here as she tackles her most difficult subject yet: the legendary Elizabeth Tudor, queen of enigma—the Virgin Queen who had many suitors, the victor of the Armada who hated war; the gorgeously attired, jewel-bedecked woman who pinched pennies. England’s greatest monarch has baffled and intrigued the world for centuries. But what was she really like?
In this novel, her flame-haired, look-alike cousin, Lettice…

Merry Christmas Tudor Style

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

The above video is something I found perusing youtube and it made me laugh.
I wanted to share it with you all and in my way say thank you to all of my
fellow lovers of all things Tudor and Historical.
Thank You to every single blog follower, friend, and reader who has taken
the time to read my posts and ask questions about my writing.
I hope you all have a wonderfully fun holiday and new year surrounded by
friends and family always!!

Kimberly Eve

Katherine D'Aragon Queen Of England 1485-1536

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In honor of Queen Katharine's birthday, I am focussing on her life with her husband, King of England, Henry VIII instead of the traditional biography life summary.

Katherine served as Queen of England from 1509-1533 when on 11 June 1509 she married Henry VIII
in a private ceremony at Greenwich Church. She was 23 years of age. The king was just days short of his 18th birthday.

Her coronation took place on Saturday 23 June, the traditional eve-of-coronation procession to Westminster and was greeted by a large and enthusiastic crowd. As was the custom, they spent the night before their coronation at the Tower of London. On Midsummer's Day, Sunday, 24 June 1509, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon were anointed and crowned together by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a lavish ceremony at Westminster Abbey. The coronation was followed by a banquet in Westminster Hall. Many new Knights of the Bath were created in honour of the coronation.

On 31 January 1510, Katherine gave birth pre…