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Plaidy, Jean 1906-1993

Overview
Works: 628 works in 3,121 publications in 9 languages and 75,639 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Romance fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Fiction  Political fiction  Biographies  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6015.I3, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Jean Plaidy
 
Most widely held works by Jean Plaidy
The sixth wife by Jean Plaidy( Book )

48 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and loves of Katharine Parr - the last wife of Henry VIII - from before her marriage to the King to her death
The rose without a thorn by Jean Plaidy( Book )

49 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Howard becomes lady-in-waiting to Anne of Cleaves and enjoys being near Thomas Culpepper, but when Henry VIII decides to marry her, she has to give up her plans to marry Culpepper
The captive Queen of Scots by Jean Plaidy( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary, Queen of Scots, life in captivity and those involved with her
Queen of this realm : the story of Elizabeth I by Jean Plaidy( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her perilous path of accession to the throne behind her, Elizabeth the First, the cool-headed young British monarch, must restrain her passion for the dashing courtier Robert Dudley or risk her beloved country's welfare
Murder most royal by Jean Plaidy( Book )

35 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn and her younger cousin Catherine Howard face similar fates in their lives at court. (Series: Tudor Novels, 4)
The Plantagenet prelude by Jean Plaidy( Book )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the lives and times of Eleanor of Aquitaine, King Henry II, and Thomas a Becket
The Queen's husband by Jean Plaidy( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Albert arrives at Windsor, the young Queen's determination to remain single is severly tested until finally, in October 1839, she proposes marriage
The lady in the tower by Jean Plaidy( Book )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Anne Boleyn, who so bewitched King Henry VIII that he put aside his wife to make Anne his bride
Victoria victorious by Jean Plaidy( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Queen Victoria, as well as the awesome expansion of the British Empire during her sixty-four-year reign, is recreated in this historical epic
The Queen and Lord M by Jean Plaidy( Book )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Queen Victoria succumbs to the worldly charms of Lord Melbourne, prime minister and husband of Lady Caroline Lamb, and finds herself surrounded by palace intrigue
Uneasy lies the head by Jean Plaidy( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the rivalry between King Henry VII of England and his son, the Prince of Wales, over Katharine of Aragon
The thistle and the rose by Jean Plaidy( Book )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lusty period of English history, the writer writes of an indomitable woman who battled the courts of Scotland, England and France for her children and the men she loved
Madonna of the seven hills by Jean Plaidy( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Lucrezia Borgia, born into a family that provided a source of scandal for 5 centuries. A tale of passion, intrigue, and murder
The princess of Celle by Jean Plaidy( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her marriage to the ruthless, dissolute man who would claim the British throne as George I, the beautiful, virtuous Sophia Dorothea is neglected until she falls in love with Swedish adventurer Count Konigsmarck
The Spanish bridegroom by Jean Plaidy( Book )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To restore the power of Spain and bring England back to the iron embrace of the Holy Church, the young Phillip agreed to marry Mary Tudor. His golden hair and pale skin filled the middle-aged Queen with thoughts of hither-to-forbidden pleasures. Yet again is Phillip the servant of his country
Madame Serpent by Jean Plaidy( Book )

47 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical romance centering on Catherine de Medici, from her reluctant marriage at fourteen to France's philandering future Henry II, through years of unrequited passion and love, to her emergence as ruthless Regent of France
The widow of Windsor by Jean Plaidy( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel concerned with the life of Queen Victoria and her family from the time of Prince Albert's death until the Queen's death in 1901
The revolt of the eaglets by Jean Plaidy( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the life and times of Henry Plantagenet after his murder of Thomas a Becket, as his wife and sons turn against him
The heart of the lion by Jean Plaidy( Book )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Richard's life is one fantastic adventure after another, but this is not merely an account of fullblooded adventure. It is also the revelation of the strange nature of England's most romantic king
The captive of Kensington Palace by Jean Plaidy( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Princess Victoria is never allowed to be alone, kept from Court for fear she might be contaminated by contact with the King's illegitimate sons and daughter, grew up to regard herself a prisoner. An account of the years of conflict when the character of a young Princess was being molded into that of a great Queen
 
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The thistle and the rose
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The rose without a thornThe captive Queen of ScotsQueen of this realm : the story of Elizabeth IMurder most royalThe Plantagenet preludeThe Queen's husbandThe lady in the towerVictoria victorious
Alternative Names

controlled identityCarr, Philippa, 1906-1993

controlled identityFord, Elbur, 1906-1993

controlled identityHibbert, Eleanor, 1906-1993

controlled identityHolt, Victoria, 1906-1993

controlled identityKellow, Kathleen, 1906-1993

controlled identityTate, Ellalice, 1906-1993

Burford Eleanor

Burford, Eleanor, 1906-1993

Burford Hibbert, Eleanor Alice

Burford Hibbert, Eleanor Alice, 1906-1993

Ford Elbur

Ford, Elbur, 1906-1933

Ford, Elbur 1906-1993

Hibbert, Alice Buford 1906-1993

Hibbert Eleanor

Hibbert, Eleanor (1906-1993)

Hibbert, Eleanor A. Burford

Hibbert, Eleanor Alice, 1906-1993

Hibbert, Eleanor Alice Burford, 1906-1993

Hibbert, Eleonor Burford

Hibbert, George Percival, Mrs.

Holt, Victoria, 1906-

Kellow Kathleen

Kellow, Kathleen 1906-1993

Percival, Anna

Plaidy, Jean

Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993

Pleĭdi, Dzhin 1906-1993

Tate Elalice

Tate, Ellalice

Tate, Ellalice 1906-1993

היברט, אלינור, 1906-1993

פלידי, ג'ין, 1906-1993

プレイディー, ジーン

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