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Gregory, Philippa

Works: 500 works in 2,696 publications in 15 languages and 97,689 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Historical films  Domestic fiction  Musical fiction  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Translator, Creator, Contributor, cze, Performer, Other, Director
Classifications: PR6057.R386, 823.914
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The white queen by Philippa Gregory( Book )

79 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this account of the wars of the Plantagenets, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, Elizabeth Woodville, catches the eye of the newly crowned boy king, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty. While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the missing princes in the Tower of London whose fate is still unknown
The other Boleyn girl : a novel by Philippa Gregory( Book )

87 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king. He first takes Mary as his mistress, in which role she bears him an illegitimate son, and then Anne as his wife
The red queen by Philippa Gregory( Book )

73 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to see her son Henry on the throne of England, pious Margaret Beaufort arranges politically advantageous marriages, sends her son out of the country for his safety, and lays secret plans for a battle between the houses of York and Lancaster
The Boleyn inheritance by Philippa Gregory( Book )

83 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband and his sister Anne Boleyn lose their heads, Jane Boleyn returns to advise Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's fourth wife. Freed from her brother's oppression, Anne wants to be a good wife and queen, but soon discovers she's traded one tyrant for another. And when the queen's stunning 15-year-old attendant enters the royal palace, her charms turn the king's head and give his aging ego a boost
The other queen by Philippa Gregory( Book )

62 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dazzling novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory presents a new and unique view of one of history's most intriguing, romantic, and maddening heroines. Biographers often neglect the captive years of Mary, Queen of Scots, who trusted Queen Elizabeth's promise of sanctuary when she fled from rebels in Scotland and then found herself imprisoned as the guest of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The newly married couple welcome the doomed queen into their home, certain that serving as her hosts and jailers will bring them an advantage in the cutthroat world of the Elizabethan court. To their horror, they find that the task will bankrupt them, and as their home becomes the epicenter of intrigue and rebellion against Elizabeth, their loyalty to each other and to their sovereign comes into question. If Mary succeeds in seducing the earl into her own web of treachery and treason, or if the great spymaster William Cecil links them to the growing conspiracy to free Mary from her illegal imprisonment, they will all face the headsman
Lady of the rivers by Philippa Gregory( Book )

56 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the death of Joan of Arc shows her the dangers faced by strong women, Jacquetta, a psychic descendant of a river goddess, studies alchemy and becomes the secret wife of Richard Woodville before returning to the court of Henry VI
The kingmaker's daughter by Philippa Gregory( Book )

54 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kingmaker" Richard, Earl of Warwick, uses his daughters as political pawns before their strategic marriages place them on opposing sides in a royal war that will cost them everyone they love
The constant princess by Philippa Gregory( Book )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional portrait of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon, follows her through her youthful marriage to Henry's older brother, Arthur, her widowhood, her marriage to Henry, and the divorce that led to Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn
The white princess by Philippa Gregory( Book )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passionately in love with Richard III in spite of her arranged marriage to pretender to the throne Henry Tudor, Princess Elizabeth of York is forced to marry the man who murdered her lover and create a royal family under the controlling gaze of his mother, Margaret Beaufort
The queen's fool : a novel by Philippa Gregory( Book )

68 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee Spain with her father. Hannah has the gift of "Sight", and soon she finds herself in the court of Queen Mary and ultimately, Queen Elizabeth
The virgin's lover by Philippa Gregory( Book )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional portrait of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I follows the young queen as she copes with intrigues aimed at placing Mary, Queen of Scots, on the British throne, and her passion for the traitorous Robert Dudley
Wideacre by Philippa Gregory( Book )

66 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an eighteenth-century Englishwoman without property rights, Beatrice is destined to lose what she loves most--her fammily's ancestral estate, Wideacre--unless her ambitious schemes succeed
The king's curse by Philippa Gregory( Book )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's contented daily life is changed forever with the arrival of Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. Margaret soon becomes a trusted advisor and friend to the honeymooning couple, hiding her own royal connections in service to the Tudors. After the sudden death of Prince Arthur, Katherine leaves for London a widow, and fulfills her deathbed promise to her husband by marrying his brother, Henry VIII. Margaret's world is turned upside down by the surprising summons to court, where she becomes the chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. But this charmed life of the wealthiest and "holiest" woman in England lasts only until the rise of Anne Boleyn, and the dramatic deterioration of the Tudor court. Margaret has to choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical king, or to her beloved queen; to the religion she loves or the theology which serves the new masters. Caught between the old world and the new, Margaret Pole has to find her own way as she carries the knowledge of an old curse on all the Tudors"--
The taming of the queen by Philippa Gregory( Book )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives -- King Henry VIII -- commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryn's trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court, and rules the kingdom as regent. But is this enough to keep her safe? A leader of religious reform and a published author, Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own. But she cannot save the Protestants, under threat for their faith, and Henry's dangerous gaze turns on her. The traditional churchmen and rivals for power accuse her of heresy -- the punishment is death by fire and the king's name is on the warrant
The favored child by Philippa Gregory( Book )

52 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of the Laceys, an 18th-century Sussex family, and the superstitious villagers who knew the legend of the favored child, who would make Wideacre grow lush again
Meridon by Philippa Gregory( Book )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is a dark, passionate tapestry of a young woman's struggle from poverty to wealth . . .of a rebellious heart's tempestuous journey toward love ... set in the savage contrasts of Georgian England, a time alive with treachery, grandeur and intrigue."--Back flap
A Respectable Trade by Philippa Gregory( Book )

45 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bristol in 1787 is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks. Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city. But he needs capital and a well-connected wife. Marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances finds her life and fortune dependent on the respectable trade of sugar, rum, and slaves. Into her new world comes Mehuru, once a priest in the ancient African kingdom of Yoruba, now a slave in England. From opposite ends of the earth, despite the difference in status, Mehuru and Frances confront each other and their need for love and liberty.--Publisher description
Earthly joys by Philippa Gregory( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17th century English gardener creates exotic gardens for the aristocracy. Through his eyes is seen the arrogance and corruption of the ruling class which led to civil war and the Cromwell dictatorship
The wise woman by Philippa Gregory( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alys, a young witch in Henry VIII's England, falls in love with a young lord
Fallen skies by Philippa Gregory( Book )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Valance is determined to forget the horrors of World War I by throwing herself into the decadent pleasures of the 1920s and pursuing her career as a music hall singer. When she meets decorated veteran Captain Stephen Winters, she's immediately drawn to his wealth and status. And Stephen, burdened by his guilt over surviving the Flanders battlefields where so many soldiers perished, sees the possibility of forgetting his anguish in Lily, but his family does not approve. They marry, only to discover that his family's façade of respectability conceals a terrifying combination of repression, jealousy and violence. When Stephen's terrors merge dangerously close with reality, the truth of what took place in the mud and darkness brings him and all who love him to a terrible reckoning
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The other Boleyn girl : a novel
Alternative Names
Filipa Gregori

Gregorija, Filipa 1954-

Gregory, Philippa 1954-

Philippa Gregory Brits auteur

Philippa Gregory écrivain britannique

Philippa Gregory englische Schriftstellerin

Philippa Gregory scrittrice britannica

Грегори, Филиппа

Филипа Грегори

Филипа Грегъри

Філіппа Ґреґорі

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גרגורי, פּיליפּהּ

גרגורי, פיליפה 1954-

גרגורי, פּיליפּהּ סופרת בריטית

그레고리, 필리파

필리파 그레고리

グレゴリー, フィリッパ



The other Boleyn girl : a novelThe red queenThe Boleyn inheritanceThe other queenLady of the riversThe constant princessThe queen's fool : a novelThe virgin's lover