WorldCat Identities

Lofts, Norah 1904-1983

Overview
Works: 432 works in 2,256 publications in 5 languages and 58,370 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Biography  Biographies  War fiction  War stories  Romance fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6023.O35, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norah Lofts
The day of the butterfly by Norah Lofts( Book )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Holt is spared the ignoble life of a prostitute when a kindly madam recognizes her dancing talent and directs her toward the stage
Anne Boleyn by Norah Lofts( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman whose marriage to King Henry VIII of England resulted in an irreversible break between the Church of England and the Papacy, the birth of the future Queen Elizabeth I, and in her own beheading
Knight's Acre by Norah Lofts( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offered a large sum of money to appear in tourneys, Sir Godfrey Tallboys departs for Spain with his knights, but the Moors defeat them, and he is enslaved
Queens of England by Norah Lofts( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the personal and public lives of women who have been English queens, from Boadicea in the first century to the present Queen Elizabeth II
The King's pleasure by Norah Lofts( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katharine of Aragon has to deal with Henry VIII's decision to divorce her
Nethergate by Norah Lofts( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabella de Sevigny, a French aristocrat, seeks refugee in Nethergate during the Revolution, but finds her life an unexpected turmoil in Regency London
The concubine : a novel based upon the life of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife by Norah Lofts( Book )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. Her acquaintance with Henry through her coronation and ultimate execution
The lost queen by Norah Lofts( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the cruelty and oppression in a Denmark whose ruler was almost insane and the tale of the young women who was briefly its queen
Pargeters by Norah Lofts( Book )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save the family home during the English Civil War, Sarah Woodley-Mercer marries a former Puritan worker when he acquires the estate, Pargeters, as a spoil of war
The town house; the building of the house by Norah Lofts( Book )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-generation story of a family's rise from serfdom to great wealth in 15th-century England
The house at Old Vine by Norah Lofts( Book )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic personal stories of six tenants of a great Suffolk manor house, who flourish through war and plague from the time of the Tudors to the Restoration. Second in a trilogy of which the first is "The town house" and the third "The house at sunset."
A wayside tavern by Norah Lofts( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a tavern's survival through the centuries and its proprietors
Bless this house by Norah Lofts( Book )

49 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chronicle of an English house built in 1577, and its various owners, over a period of more than 350 years
Crown of aloes by Norah Lofts( Book )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of her life, Isabella I of Spain recalls her life: her husband, Ferdinand of Aragon, her atagonistic half-brother, and her undying struggle for peace and unity in a nation torn by factions
The lute player by Norah Lofts( Book )

41 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical novel based on the life of Richard the Lionhearted
The old priory by Norah Lofts( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1590, Arthur Tresize establishes himself in Suffolk's Old Priory where a malignant curse begins its work: his family is plagued with sudden deaths, bitter sibling hatreds, star-crossed loves, and tragic mishaps
A rose for virtue; the very private life of Hortense, stepdaughter of Napoleon I, mother of Napoleon III by Norah Lofts( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated
The homecoming by Norah Lofts( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With dissension at home among the ladies, Sir Godfrey Tallboys mounts his saddle and joins the bitter Wars of the Roses
Madselin by Norah Lofts( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saxon England is conquered by the Normans, and, for the maid Madselin, it means the loss of husband, land, title and friends
How far to Bethlehem? a novel by Norah Lofts( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the Bible story of Mary and the birth of Jesus
 
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The lute player
Alternative Names

controlled identityAstley, Juliet, 1904-1983

controlled identityCurtis, Peter, 1904-1983

Astley, Juliet.

Astley, Juliet 1904-1983

Astley, Juliet, pseud.

Curtis P.

Curtis, Peter.

Curtis Peter 1904-1983

Jorisch, Norah, 1904-1983

Lofts, Norah

Lofts, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983

Lofts, Norah Ethel Robinson 1904-1983

Lofts, Norah Robinson.

Lofts, Norah Robinson 1904-1983

Norah Lofts écrivaine britannique

Norah Lofts escritora británica

Norah Lofts schrijfster uit Verenigd Koninkrijk

Robinson N.

Robinson, Norah 1904-1983

Robinson, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983

Лофтс Н. 1904-

Лофтс, Нора

נורה לופטס סופרת בריטית

ピーター・カーティス

ロフツ, ノラ

Languages
English (577)

German (17)

French (6)

Spanish (6)

Dutch (1)

Covers
NethergateThe concubine : a novel based upon the life of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wifeThe lost queenPargetersThe town house; the building of the houseThe house at Old VineA wayside tavernBless this house