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Author Wilson, Derek, 1935-

Title The queen and the heretic : how two women changed the religion of England / Derek Wilson
Published Oxford : Lion, 2018


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Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part 1: Before; Chapter 1: A Studious Young Lady; Chapter 2: Of Daughters and Wives; Chapter 3: The Great Ruffling; Chapter 4: Conversion; Chapter 5: Three Weddings and a Funeral; Part 2: The Crisis; Chapter 6: Thunder Round the Throne; Chapter 7: Divorce; Chapter 8: The Year of Crisis; Chapter 9: Condemned by the Law; Chapter 10: Instant Desire; Part 3: After; Chapter 11: Catherine and Anne in Historical Perspective; Bibliography
Summary The Queen and the Heretic is a dual biography of two remarkable women -- Catherine Parr and Anne Askew. The first was the last queen of Henry VIII, the second a countrywoman from Lincolnshire. They were joined together in their love of the Protestant faith and in the threat this posed to both their lives. Both Catherine and Anne wrote about their beliefs, and their writings are still with us. Powerful men at court sought to bring Catherine down, and used Anne Askew's notoriety as a weapon in that battle. Queen Catherine Parr survived, while Anne Askew, the only woman to be racked, was burned to death. This book is the fascinating story of their lives, and the way of life for women from various social strata in Tudor England
Subject Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548.
Askew, Anne, 1521-1546.
Askew, Anne, 1521-1546.
Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548.
Reformation -- England.
Queens -- England -- Biography
Protestant women -- England -- Biography
Christian women martyrs -- England -- Biography
Protestants -- England -- Biography
Christian martyrs -- England -- Biography
Christian martyrs.
Christian women martyrs.
Protestant women.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780745968810