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Catherine de Valois

Catherine de Valois

by Laurel A. Rockefeller


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War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal.Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine de Valois was an extraordinary woman of faith, courage, and conviction in an age of politically powerful women. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Princess Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens. Her children by her second marriage and their descendants changed the landscape of England and Scotland forever, forging together the United Kingdom.Meet the real Catherine behind the Tudor and Stuart dynasties in this beautiful biography for the entire family.Includes a War of the Roses family tree, detailed timeline, and detailed suggested reading list/bibliography.

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ISBN-13: 9781502898647
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/19/2014
Series: Legendary Women of World History , #2
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Born, raised, and educated in Lincoln, Nebraska USA Laurel A. Rockefeller is author of over twenty books published and self-published since August, 2012 and in languages ranging from Welsh to Spanish to Chinese and everything in between. A dedicated scholar and biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education and improving history literacy worldwide.

With her easy to understand fireside storytelling style, Laurel A. Rockefeller is the historian for people who do not like history.

In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, attending living history activities, travelling to historic places in both the United States and United Kingdom, and watching classic motion pictures and television series.

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