Medieval and Renaissance Theme Wedding FAQ: Bibliography of Historical Figures

Compiled jointly by Beth Barter (bab2@cc.bellcore.com)
and Kate Carmichael (KCARM@aol.com)


          Books dealing with Henry VIII and his wives

  1.  TITLE:     Henry VIII: A biography
      AUTHOR:    John Bowle
      PUBLISHER: Little, Brown 1965
      CATEGORY:  Biography/Non-Fiction

  2.  TITLE:     Great Harry
      AUTHOR:    Carolly Erickson
      PUBLISHER: Summit Books, 1980
      CATEGORY:  Biography/Non-Fiction

   3. TITLE:     The Personal History of Henry the Eighth 
      AUTHOR:    Francis Hackett
      PUBLISHER: Modern Library, 1945
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

   4. TITLE:     The secret of Henry the Eighth
      AUTHOR:    Philip Lindsay
      PUBLISHER: Meridian Books, 1953
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

   5. TITLE:     The Private Life of Henry VIII
      AUTHOR:    Nancy Brysson Morrison
      PUBLISHER: Vanguard Press, 1964
      CATEGORY:  Biography/Non-Fiction

   6. TITLE:     Henry VIII
      AUTHOR:    Jasper Godwin Ridley
      PUBLISHER: Viking, 1985
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

   7. TITLE:     Henry VIII, The Mask of Royalty
      AUTHOR:    Lacey Baldwin Smith
      PUBLISHER: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1971
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

   8. TITLE:     Henry VIII and His Court
      AUTHOR:    Neville Williams
      PUBLISHER: Macmillan, 1971
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

   9. TITLE:     King's Fool
      AUTHOR:    Margaret Campbell Barnes
      PUBLISHER: MCS, 1959
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  10. TITLE:     The Autobiography of Henry VIII: 
                 With Notes by His Fool, Will Somers: a novel
      AUTHOR:    Margaret George
      PUBLISHER: St. Martin's Press, 1986
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  11. TITLE:     The Ivy Crown (Catherine Parr)
      AUTHOR:    Mary M. Luke
      PUBLISHER: Doubleday, 1984
      CATEGORY:  Fiction 

  12. TITLE:     Murder Most Royal (Anne Boleyn)
      AUTHOR:    Jean Plaidy
      PUBLISHER: Putnam, 1972
      CATEGORY:  Fiction 

  13. TITLE:     Divorced, Beheaded, Survived: A Feminist
                 Reinterpretation of the Wives of Henry VIII
      AUTHOR:    Karen Lindsay
      PUBLISHER: Addison-Wesley Pub., 1995
      CATEGORY:  

  14. TITLE:     The Six Wives of Henry VIII
      AUTHOR:    Alison Weir
      PUBLISHER: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

  15. TITLE:     The Six Wives of Henry VIII
      AUTHOR:    Gladys Malvern
      PUBLISHER: VP, 1972
      CATEGORY:  

  16. TITLE:	 The Tudor Rose (about Elizabeth, Henry VIII's mother)
      AUTHOR:    Elizabeth Campbell Barnes
      PUBLISHER: McCrae-Smith Company, 1953
      CATEGORY:

  17. TITLE:     The Concubine (Anne Boleyn)
      AUTHOR:    Nora Lofts
      PUBLISHER: Doubleday & Company, 1963
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  18. TITLE:     Anne Boleyn
      AUTHOR:    Evelyn Anthony
      PUBLISHER: Anthony Enterprises (UK), 1960
                 Signet Classics, 1974 (paperpack)
      CATEGORY:  Fiction 

  19. TITLE:     Anne Boleyn
      AUTHOR:    Mary Louise Bruce
      PUBLISHER: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1972
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

  20. TITLE:     Queen Anne Boleyn
      AUTHOR:    Francis Hackett
      PUBLISHER: Nicholson & Watson, 1939
      CATEGORY:  Non-fiction 

  21. TITLE:     Brief, Gaudy Hour (Anne Boleyn)
      AUTHOR:    Elizabeth Campbell Barnes
      PUBLISHER: McCrae-Smith Company, 1949
      CATEGORY:

  22. TITLE:	 The Wives of Henry VIII
      AUTHOR:	 Antonia Fraser
      PUBLISHER: Knopf, 1992
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction


               Books dealing with Elizabeth I 

  1.  TITLE:     Queen Elizabeth
      AUTHOR:    Katherine Susan Anthony
      PUBLISHER: 1929
      CATEGORY:  Biography

  2.  TITLE:     Envoy from Elizabeth
      AUTHOR:    Pamela Bennetts
      PUBLISHER: STM, 1973
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  3.  TITLE:     Elizabeth I
      AUTHOR:    Donald Barr Chidsey
      PUBLISHER: Knopf, 1955
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

  4.  TITLE:     The First Elizabeth
      AUTHOR:    Carolly Erickson
      PUBLISHER: Summit Books, 1983
      CATEGORY:  Biography

  5.  TITLE:     The Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I, 
                 Genius of the Golden Age
      AUTHOR:    Christopher Hibbert
      PUBLISHER: Addison-Wesley, 1990
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

  6.  TITLE:     Young Bess
      AUTHOR:    Margaret Irwin
      PUBLISHER: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1945
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  7.  TITLE:     Elizabeth, Captive Princess (Sequel to _Young Bess_)
      AUTHOR:    Margaret Irwin
      PUBLISHER: Harcourt Brace, 1948
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  8.  TITLE:     Elizabeth the Great
      AUTHOR:    Elizabeth Jenkins
      PUBLISHER: Coward-McCann, 1959
      CATEGORY:  Biography

  9.  TITLE:     "The heart and stomach of a king": 
                 Elizabeth I and the politics of sex and power
      AUTHOR:    Carole Levin
      PUBLISHER: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

 10.  TITLE:     Elizabeth Regina, the age of triumph 1588-1603
      AUTHOR:    Alison Plowden
      PUBLISHER: Times Books, 1980
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

 11.  TITLE:     An Elizabethan Garland
      AUTHOR:    A. L. Rowse
      PUBLISHER: STM, 1953
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

 12.  TITLE:     The Queens and the Hive
      AUTHOR:    Dame Edith Sitwell
      PUBLISHER: Little, Brown 1962
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

 13.  TITLE:     Elizabeth Tudor: Portrait of a Queen
      AUTHOR:    Lacey Baldwin Smith
      PUBLISHER: Little, Brown 1975
      CATEGORY:  Biography

 14.  TITLE:     Tudor Wench
      AUTHOR:    Elswyth Thayne
      PUBLISHER: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1932
      CATEGORY:  Biography

 15.  TITLE:     Elizabeth The First, Queen of England
      AUTHOR:    Neville Williams
      PUBLISHER: Dutton, 1968 
      CATEGORY:  Biography

 16.  TITLE:     All the Queen's men: Elizabeth I and her courtiers
      AUTHOR:    Neville Williams 
      PUBLISHER: Macmillan, 1972
      CATEGORY:  Non-fiction

 17.  TITLE:     The Life and Times of Elizabeth I
      AUTHOR:    Neville Williams
      PUBLISHER: Doubleday, 1972
      CATEGORY:  Biography

 18.  TITLE:     All the Queen's Men
      AUTHOR:    Evelyn Anthony
      PUBLISHER: CWL, 1960
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  9.  TITLE:	 Elizabeth and the Prince of Spain
      AUTHOR:    Margaret Irwin
      PUBLISHER: Challo & Windas, 1962
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

 20.  TITLE:     The Succession: a novel
      AUTHOR:    George P. Garrett
      PUBLISHER: Doubleday, 1984
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

 21.  TITLE:     The Legacy
      AUTHOR:    Susan Kay
      PUBLISHER: Crown Publishers, 1985
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

 22.  TITLE:     The Young Elizabeth
      AUTHOR:    Jeanette and Francis Letton
      PUBLISHER: Harper & Brothers, 1953
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

 23.  TITLE:     Fanfare for Elizabeth
      AUTHOR:    Elizabeth Sitwell
      PUBLISHER: The MacMillan Company (paperback), 1962
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

 24.  TITLE:     Elizabeth and Leicester
      AUTHOR:    Elizabeth Jenkins
      PUBLISHER: Coward-McCann, 1961
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

 25.  TITLE:     A Crown for Elizabeth
      AUTHOR:    Mary M. Luke
      PUBLISHER: Coward-McCann, 1970
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

 26.  TITLE:     Gloriana, The Years of Elizabeth I
      AUTHOR:    Mary M. Luke
      PUBLISHER: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1973
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

               Books dealing with Mary Tudor 

  1.  TITLE:     Rose and the Thorn
      AUTHOR:    Nancy Lenz Harvey
      PUBLISHER: MCM, 1975 
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

  2.  TITLE:     I am Mary Tudor
      AUTHOR:    Hilda Winifred Lewis
      PUBLISHER: McKay, 1972
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  3.  TITLE:     Mary Tudor
      AUTHOR:    H.F.M. Prescott
      PUBLISHER: The MacMillan Company, 1962
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

               Books dealing with Mary Stuart

  1.  TITLE:     Mary Queen of Scots
      AUTHOR:    N. Brysson Morrison
      PUBLISHER: The Vanguard Press, Inc., 1960
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

  2.  TITLE:     Mary Queen of Scots
      AUTHOR:    Antonia Fraser
      PUBLISHER: Delacorte Press, 1969
		 Delacorte also published an abridged, 
                 illustrated version in 1978
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction
    
  3.  TITLE:     Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles
      AUTHOR:    Stefan Zweig
      PUBLISHER: The Viking Press, 1935
      CATEGORY:  Non-Fiction

  4.  TITLE:     Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles
      AUTHOR:    Margaret George
      PUBLISHER: St. Martin's Press, 1992
      CATEGORY:  Fiction

  5.  TITLE:     The Gay Galliard: The Love Story of 
                 Mary Queen of Scots
      AUTHOR:    Margaret Irwin
      PUBLISHER: Challo & Windas (London), 1973
      CATEGORY:  Fiction



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