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The Last Wife of Henry VIII

The Last Wife of Henry VIII

(2006)
A novel by

 
Courageous, attractive, romantic, intelligent, Catherine Parr became the sixth wife of Henry VIII. Her story, as Carolly Erickson re-creates it, is page-turning drama: from the splendors of the Field of the Cloth of Gold to the gory last years of the outsize King Henry, when heads rolled and England trembled, Catherine bestrode her destiny and survived to marry her true love.

Catherine Parr attracted the king's lust and, though much in love with the handsome Thomas Seymour, was thrown into the intrigue-filled snake pit of the royal court. While victims of the king's wrath suffered torture and execution, Catherine persevered—until, at last, she came within the orbit of the royal fury. King Henry toyed with her, first ordering her arrested, then granting her clemency. She managed to evade execution, but she knew that the king had his wandering eye fixed on wife number seven.

She was spared by his death and married the attractive but dangerously unbalanced Seymour. Her triumph was shadowed by rivalry with the young Princess Elizabeth, whose lands and influence the lecherous Seymour coveted. Catherine won the contest, but at great cost.

In The Last Wife of Henry VIII, critically acclaimed author Carolly Erickson brings this dramatic story of survival and redemption to life.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 1-59722-489-8 / 978-1-59722-489-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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October 2006 : USA Hardback
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII: A Novel
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-312-35218-2 / 978-0-312-35218-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Paperback Editions

May 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII: A Novel
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 1-250-02438-2 / 978-1-250-02438-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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May 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII: A Novel
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 1-906217-38-6 / 978-1-906217-38-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: JR Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

April 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII: A Novel
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-312-37461-5 / 978-0-312-37461-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Audio Editions

November 2006 : USA Audio CD
Title: The last wife of Henry VIII
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-7927-4616-3 / 978-0-7927-4616-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: SOUND LIBRARY
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November 2006 : USA MP3 CD
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-7927-4617-1 / 978-0-7927-4617-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sound Library
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October 2006 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII: A Novel
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 1-59397-962-2 / 978-1-59397-962-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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September 2006 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2006 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Last Wife of Henry VIII: A Novel
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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