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The king's daughter / Christie Dickason.

By: Dickason, Christie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : HarperCollins, 2009Description: 468 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780007289103 (pbk.); 0007289103 (pbk.).Subject(s): Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1662 -- Teen fiction | Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1662 -- Fiction | Elizabeth, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1662 -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625 -- Fiction | Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625 | Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625 -- Teen fiction | Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Young adult fiction. | Biographical fiction. | Teen fiction.DDC classification: 813.54
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Superb historical novel of the Jacobean court, in which Princess Elizabeth strives to avoid becoming her father's pawn in the royal marriage market The court of James I is a volatile place, with factions led by warring cousins Robert Cecil and Francis Bacon. Europe is seething with conflict between Protestants and Catholics. James sees himself as a grand peacemaker -- and what better way to make his mark than to use his children in marriage negotiations? Into this court come Henry, Prince of Wales, and his sister Elizabeth. Their louche father is so distrusted that soon they are far more popular than he is, an impossibly dangerous position. Then Elizabeth is introduced to Frederick of Bohemia, Elector Palatine. He's shy but they understand one another. She decides he will be her husband -- but her parents change their minds. Brutally denied Henry's support, how can Elizabeth forge her own future? At once a love story, a tale of international politics and a tremendous evocation of England at a time of great change, this is a landmark novel to thrill all lovers of fine historical fiction.
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The court of James I is a volatile place, with factions led by warring cousins Robert Cecil and Francis Bacon. Europe is seething with conflict between Protestants and Catholics. James sees himself as a grand peacemaker - and what better way to make his mark than to use his children in marriage negotiations?

Into this court come Henry, Prince of Wales, and his sister Elizabeth. Their louche father is so distrusted that soon they are far more popular than he is, an impossibly dangerous position. Then Elizabeth is introduced to Frederick of Bohemia, Elector Palatine. He's shy but they understand one another. She decides he will be her husband - but her parents change their minds. Brutally denied Henry's support, how can Elizabeth forge her own future?

At once a love story, a tale of international politics and a tremendous evocation of England at a time of great change, this is a landmark novel to thrill all lovers of fine historical fiction.

Superb historical novel of the Jacobean court, in which Princess Elizabeth strives to avoid becoming her father's pawn in the royal marriage market The court of James I is a volatile place, with factions led by warring cousins Robert Cecil and Francis Bacon. Europe is seething with conflict between Protestants and Catholics. James sees himself as a grand peacemaker -- and what better way to make his mark than to use his children in marriage negotiations? Into this court come Henry, Prince of Wales, and his sister Elizabeth. Their louche father is so distrusted that soon they are far more popular than he is, an impossibly dangerous position. Then Elizabeth is introduced to Frederick of Bohemia, Elector Palatine. He's shy but they understand one another. She decides he will be her husband -- but her parents change their minds. Brutally denied Henry's support, how can Elizabeth forge her own future? At once a love story, a tale of international politics and a tremendous evocation of England at a time of great change, this is a landmark novel to thrill all lovers of fine historical fiction.

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