In the Shadow of the Crown

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Mary Tudor found her once assured future devastated by the dramatic events of the reign of her father, Henry VIII, which led to the break with Rome, the suppression of the monasteries and the execution of two queens. Mary became convinced she was preserved for a divine purpose.

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YOUNG AND INEXPERIENCED, HER LIFE WAS SHAPED IN THE SHADOW OF THE CROWN.

Mary Tudor found her once assured future devastated by the perilous and dramatic events of her father Henry VIII: the break with Rome, the suppression of the monasteries, the execution of two Queens.

Longing for marriage and children, Mary became convinced that she was preserved for a divine purpose: to restore the Church of England to Rome. And one man had the power to satisfy all Mary's ambitions – Philip of Spain…

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Jean Plaidy, who died in January 1993, was one of the world’s best-loved writers of romantic and historical fiction. She was also known to millions as Philippa Carr and Victoria Holt.

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