Lives Of The Queens Of England, From The Norman Conquest (volume 5); With Anecdotes Of Their Courts…

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byAgnes Strickland

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1845. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... KATHARINE PARR, SIXTH QUEEN OF HENRY VIII. CHAPTER I. Katharine Parr the first Protestant queen of England--Her ancestry--Royal descent-- Relationship to Henry VIII.--Her parents--Her birth at Kendal Castle--Death of sir Thomas Parr, her father--His will -- Prudent conduct of lady Parr-- Katharine's learned education--Her royal destiny predicted-- Her dislike of needlework -- Sought in marriage lor the heir of lord Scroop--Her mother's letters--The treaty Droken off--Katharine weds lord Borough--His family--Katharine a widow at fifteen--Her residence at Sizergh Castle with lady Strickland--The queen's chamber at Sizergh--Description of Katharine Parr's embroidery at Sizergh--She marries lord Latimer--Her rich dower--Her husband joins the pilgrimage of Grace--His peril--Katharine's influence with the king-- She intercedes for her aunt's husband--Cromwell's disgrace attributable to Katharine Parr--Death of lord Latimer--Katharine a second time a widow--She embraces the reformed faith -- Religious assemblies at her house--Courted by sir Thomas Seymour--Her attachment to Seymour--Compelled to relinquish him for the king--Her reluctance to the royal marriage -- Cranmer's license for king Henry's nuptials with Katharine Parr--She is married to the king at Hampton Court--Her attentions to her royal step-children--Presents to the princess Mary -- Her friendship with Mary -- Fondness of prince Edward for queen Katharine -- His letters to her--Description of her queenly dress--Her miniature at Strawberry Hill--Her devotional writings-- Henry's hopes of offspring by Katharine Parr--His regard for her-- She is appointed queen-regent of England--Her autograph--Her government in king Henry's absence--Her order in council-- Return of the king--Painting of the royal family grou...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1845. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... KATHARINE PARR, SIXTH QUEEN OF HENRY VIII. CHAPTER I. Katharine Parr the first Protestant queen of England--Her ancestry--Royal desce...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217858341

ISBN - 13:9780217858342

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