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Plaidy, Jean 1906-1993

Overview
Works: 109 works in 245 publications in 2 languages and 6,440 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Love stories 
Classifications: PR6015.I3, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Jean Plaidy
Victoria victorious by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 1,225 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
Caroline, the queen by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1988 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Queen Caroline, consort of George II
William's wife by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pleasures of love : the story of Catherine of Braganza by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fictional story of Catherine of Braganza, who was the wife of English King Charles II, "The Merry Monarch."
Epitaph for three women by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts in fictionalized form the lives of Katherine of Valois, Joan of Arc, and Eleanor of Gloucester
The lion of justice by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Henry I, King of England
Indiscretions of the Queen by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of Catherine of Brunswick
The three crowns by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William's wife by Jean Plaidy ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The exceptionally happy childhod of Mary, daughter of James II and future wife of William of Orange, has kept her innocent and unworldly. In line to the throne, Mary becomes the ideal wife for the ambitious Prince of Orange. Torn from her happy home and sent to a foreign country with a strange, dour husband, she gradually learns to forget her past. Life in the Netherlands is hard and the intrigue of the court shocking, but she gradually overcomes the hardships and learns to love Prince William. So when trouble threatens her father's throne in England, Mary finds herself at the heart of the conflict, caught between her father and her husband
The pleasures of love by Jean Plaidy ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the ninth book in the Queens of England series and is essentially a story of love that prevailed through disillusion and despair to triumph in the end. It is set in the court of one of the most fascinating Kings of England - charming, witty, immoral - pursuing a life of pleasure while he kept a shrewd eye on the affairs of his kingdom
Victoria victorious by Jean Plaidy ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Queen Victoria and her long reign, toldin autobiographical style with liveliness andaffection
Epitaph for three women by Jean Plaidy ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the death of Henry V, a nine-month-old baby is made King of England. Ambitious men surround the baby king, including his two uncles, the Dukes of Bedford and Gloucester, who both have plans. In Lancastrian England and war-torn France, there are three women whose lives are to have a marked effect on the future. Katherine de Valois, haunted by an unhappy childhood, finds love in an unexpected quarter and founds the Tudor dynasty; Joan of Arc leaves her village pastures on the command of heavenly voices; and Eleanor of Gloucester is drawn into a murder plot and becomes the centre of a cause celebre. Murder, greed and ambition flourish alongside sacrifice, dedication and courage. These are turbulent times as the defeated become the victorious
The lion of justice by Jean Plaidy ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The death of The Conqueror left three sons to inherit his power and his wealth. Normandy for Robert, England for Rufus and for Henry, the youngest, five thousand pounds of silver. The three were natural rivals. The feckless Robert lost his Norman dukedom in an orgy of impulsive extravagance. Red-haired Rufus scandalized the court with his perverse sexuality and contempt for the Church. And Henry - cleverest of all - awaited his chance to fulfill his father's prophecy and assume the mantle of The Lion of Justice
The three crowns by Jean Plaidy ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William, the Duke of Orange, marries Mary, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York. Though a troubled marriage, it united England and Holland
The curse of the kings by Victoria Holt ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two eminent archaeologists mysteriously die after opening a pharoah's tomb, Judith Osmond is certain the curse killed them. Even though she believes the curse has nothing to do with her, things change dramatically in her life. Quite suddenly she receives an unexpected inheritance and a marriage proposal from a young archaeologist named Tybalt. He plans to spend their honeymoon exploring the tombs and the curse comes back to haunt Judith
Madame du Barry : amante real by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rose without a thorn by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If Katherine Howard had not been born both poor and beautiful, or had she not been adopted by her grandmother, the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, she might indeed have wed her childhood playmate, Thomas Culpepper. But left to run wild in her grandmother's licentious household, Katherine was introduced to secret pleasures. And as she grew in years and beauty, she was made to serve the political ambitions of her powerful uncle, the Duke of Norfolk. When the aging King Henry VIII, desperate for a strong male heir, chose Katherine as his fifth wife, her tragic destiny was sealed
The courts of love by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of Eleanor of Aquitaine"--Jacket
The silk vendetta by Jean Plaidy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of passion and intrigue, family fortunes, and deadly betrayals set in Victorian London, Florence, and Paris
Caroline the Queen by Jean Plaidy ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Augustus of Hanover has finally been crowned George II, and Caroline's dream of being queen has come true. But Caroline has acquired some powerful enemies
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Plaidy, Jean, 1906-1993

Burford Eleanor
Ford Elbur
Hibbert Eleanor
Hibbert, Eleanor A. Burford
Hibbert, Eleanor Alice
Hibbert, Eleanor Alice Burford
Hibbert, Eleanor (Eleanor Alice Burford), 1906-1993
Kellow Kathleen
Kellow, Kathleen 1906-1993
Tate Elalice
Languages
English (133)
Spanish (2)
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