The Spanish bridegroom

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Robert Hale, 1954 - Fiction - 254 pages
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Based on the life of Philip II of Spain.

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User Review  - moonshineandrosefire - LibraryThing

To restore the might of Spain and to bring wayward England back into the arms of the Catholic Church, young Phillip II agrees to marry Mary Tudor. Set in the 16th century amidst the brutal Inquisition ... Read full review

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Great novel about the three marriages of King Philip II of Spain. His first marriage to Maria Maoela, his second to England's Mary Tudor, and finally Elisabeth of Valois were all in pursuit of a son ... Read full review

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Contents

MARIA MANOELA
9
MARY TUDOR
73
ELISABETH DE VALOIS
177
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About the author (1954)

Jean Plaidy was a writer. The name is a pseudonym of Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert. She was born in London on September 1, 1906. Most of the books written as Jean Plaidy are historical romances based on English history featuring historical figures. The first, Beyond the Blue Mountains, was published in 1947. Hibbert also wrote five nonfiction histories and two children's books. Besides Jean Plaidy, Hibbert wrote under Victoria Holt, Phillipa Carr, Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Ellalice Tate, and her maiden name, Eleanor Burford. Hibbert died on January 18, 1993.

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