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  • Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
  • Description: xxvii, 448 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781439191569
  • 1439191565

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Winter king : Henry VII and the dawn of Tudor England

by Penn, Thomas.

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Call number: 921 Henry

Available Copies: Traverwood Adult

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Originally published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd., 2011.

Prologue: Red rose, avenger of the white -- Blood and roses -- Not a drop of doubtful royal blood -- Richmond -- He seeks in all places to destroy me -- Now must you supply the mother's part also -- Change of worlds -- No sure way -- Council learned -- Our second treasure -- Null and void -- This day came De la Pole -- New heaven, new Earth -- A state of avarice -- Extraordinary justice -- Courage to be bold -- Savage harshness made complete -- The art of dying -- Rich, ferocious, thirsting for glory.

Profiles Henry VII as an enigmatic and ruthless king of a country ravaged by decades of conspiracy and civil war, discussing the costs of establishing a Tudor monarchy and the ways he set the stage for Henry VIII's reign.

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