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Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen

AuthorAlison Weir

NarratorSophie Roberts

SeriesSix Tudor Queens, Book 5

Duration16h 6m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, History

PublisherHodder Headline

VersionUnabridged

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Alison Weir, historian and author of the Sunday Times best-selling Six Tudor Queens series, relates one of the most tragic stories in English history: Katheryn Howard, Henry VIII's fifth queen.

A naive young woman at the mercy of her ambitious family. At just 19, Katheryn Howard is quick to trust and fall in love. She comes to court. She sings, she dances. She captures the heart of the king. Henry declares she is his rose without a thorn. But Katheryn has a past of which he knows nothing. It comes back increasingly to haunt her. For those who share her secrets are waiting in the shadows, whispering words of love...and blackmail. 

Katheryn Howard.

The fifth of Henry's queens.

Her story.

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