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Jane Seymour

Author : Elizabeth Norton
ISBN : 9781848681026
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first ever biography of Jane Seymour, Henry VIII's third wife, who died in childbirth giving the king what he craved most - a son and heir.Jane Seymour is often portrayed as meek and mild and as the most successful, but one of the least significant, of Henry VIII's wives. The real Jane was a very different character, demure and submissive yet with a ruthless streak - as Anne Boleyn was being tried for treason, Jane was choosing her wedding dress. From the lowliest origins of any of Henry's wives her rise shows an ambition every bit as great as Anne's. Elizabeth Norton tells the thrilling life of a country girl from rural Wiltshire who rose to the throne of England and became the ideal Tudor woman.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Jane Seymour S Guide To Romantic Living

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 0689117868
Genre : Social Science
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Explains how to achieve a romantic lifestyle by bringing novelty, joy, romance, and surprise back into the routines of everyday life
Category: Social Science

Jane Seymour

Author : Harry Harrison
ISBN : 1716900190
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Jane Seymour, OBE, born Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg on 15th February 1951, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK, is an actress, best known for her performances in the James Bond movie Live and Let Die (1973); Somewhere in Time (1980); East of Eden (1981); The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982); Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988); War and Remembrance (1988); the French epic La Révolution française (1989), as the ill-fated queen Marie Antoinette; Wedding Crashers (2005); and the US TV series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993-1998). Seymour has received an Emmy Award, two Golden Globe Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, being appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire during the year 2000.
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Six Tudor Queens Jane Seymour The Haunted Queen

Author : Alison Weir
ISBN : 9781472227690
Genre : Fiction
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'This brilliant book is a bombshell! Jane Seymour the shy mouse type? Think again!' Kate Williams Alison Weir, historian and author of the Sunday Times bestsellers Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession, draws an enthralling portrait of Jane Seymour, Henry VIII's third queen, as you've never seen her before. Essential reading for fans of Philippa Gregory and Elizabeth Chadwick. 'This six-book series looks likely to become a landmark in historical fiction' The Times THE WOMAN HAUNTED BY THE FATE OF HER PREDECESSOR. Eleven days after the death of Anne Boleyn, Jane is dressing for her wedding to the King. She has witnessed at first hand how courtly play can quickly turn to danger and knows she must bear a son . . . or face ruin. This new Queen must therefore step out from the shadows cast by Katherine and Anne. In doing so, can she expose a gentler side to the brutal King? JANE SEYMOUR THE THIRD OF HENRY'S QUEENS HER STORY Acclaimed, bestselling historian Alison Weir draws on new research for her captivating novel, which paints a compelling portrait of Jane and casts fresh light on both traditional and modern perceptions of her. Jane was driven by the strength of her faith and a belief that she might do some good in a wicked world. History tells us how she died. This spellbinding novel explores the life she lived. SIX TUDOR QUEENS. SIX NOVELS. SIX YEARS. Readers love the SIX TUDOR QUEENS series: 'Alison Weir is such a good author I can hardly put it down' 'An extremely refreshing take on a very well-known period of history' 'Can't wait for the next one in the series' 'Weir really captures the essence of the people, I could envisage and understand all of them, this really is history brought to life'
Category: Fiction

Anne Margaret And Jane Seymour

Author : Brenda Hosington
ISBN : 9781351958004
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Despite the fame their work brought them, and despite the importance of their parents in mid-Tudor England, relatively little is known of the lives of Anne, Margaret and Jane Seymour - daughters of Anne Stanhope and the Duke of Somerset. In 1550, aged roughly eighteen, sixteen and nine, these three noblewomen composed a Latin poem of 104 distichs on the death of Marguerite de Navarre, which they sent to their former tutor, Nicolas Denisot, now living in Paris. Entitled Annae, Margaritae, Janae, Sororum virginum heroidum anglarum, in mortem Divae Margaritae Valesiae, navarrorum Reginae, Hecatodistichon, it was the first formal and original verse encomium in Latin penned by a female author to be printed in England. The Hecatodistichon was published in Paris in 1550 by Denisot, as the cornerstone of a collective tumulus, or commemorative volume, dedicated to Marguerite. The French literati were swift to respond to the appearance of the volume. In 1551 Denisot republished the Seymour's poem in a completely new volume with a French title that emphasised the collective nature of the Tombeau volume. Both volumes are reproduced here from editions held at the British Library.
Category: Literary Criticism

Jane Seymour

Author : David Loades
ISBN : 1445638207
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Jane was Henry VIII's third queen, and she was described by him as 'his first true wife', both his first two marriages having been annulled. She was twenty-seven when he married her, and came of a solid gentry family with good court connections. She had served both Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn as a Lady of the Privy Chamber, and her failure to find a suitable marriage is something of a mystery. He was forty-four and desperate for the male heir who had so far eluded him, but which Jane's placid disposition and sexual availability seemed to promise. She was no great beauty, but came of a good breeding stock, and therein lay his hope. They married at the end of May 1536, and she became pregnant at about the end of the year, a condition which advanced normally, but which caused the king acute anxiety as the summer of 1537 advanced. Then in October 1537 Jane performed the great miracle, and bore Henry a son, who lived and flourished. Tragically, she died of puerperal fever a few days later, leaving the court in mourning and the king devastated. Her obsequies were elaborate and prolonged, and Henry stayed in mourning for many weeks. The king's son, Prince Edward, was carefully nurtured, and probably did not miss the mother he had never known. When the time came, his education was overseen by Henry's sixth queen, Catherine Parr, and he seems not to have had much of the Seymour in his make up. He was very much his father's boy.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Reflections On Palliative Care

Author : David Clark
ISBN : UVA:X006073653
Genre : Medical
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By drawing on a wide range of sources Clark and Seymour offer a set of reflections on the development of palliative care and its place within a wider social context. This work considers ethical questions and palliative care's history too.
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Poverty In Plenty

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 1853837075
Genre : Business & Economics
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'Poverty in Plenty breaks new ground in two ways. It is the first national Human Development Report to focus on an industrialised country and it is the first to be produced by a non-governmental organisation� While problems of poverty and deprivation are less extreme in countries such as the UK than in some other parts of the world, the human development message is still highly relevant. There are many people who suffer through inadequate housing, insufficient means to guarantee a nutritious diet and the absence of secure, rewarding and remunerative employment' From the Foreward by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme 'The economics that dominates Britain � loosely known as globilisation � is a kind of religion which dictates that the worship of money should take preference over common buman values like the sharing of wealth and the right to a decent life. This report reveals the power of traditional economics over our society, and the way in which the lives of our grandmothers and grandfathers, men and women, girls and boys have been damaged and impoverished. I highly recommend it' Ann Pettifor, Director, Jubilee 2000 UK The UK's performance on poverty and deprivation ranks 16th out of 18 industrialised countries ? People living in Glasgow Shettleston are 3.8 times more likely to die before they are 65 years old than those living in Wokingham In industrialised countries, wealth and affluence are widely perceived to be growing, although not at the same rate for everyone. But economic growth is not the same as genuine human development. Poverty in Plenty applies accepted measures of human poverty � education, health and employment � to the UK, and assesses how our food and housing policies contribute to a sustainable way of life. It draws on the work of leading research institutes and campaigning groups to determine the real state of society in the UK. Using a range of indicators to measure livelihoods and well-being, the report shows how widespread poverty is and highlights the vast geographical disparities in levels of poverty that exist within the UK. It goes on to set out what urgently needs to be done to address the sobering trends revealed and describes effective policies that will allow us to improve the current situation. The findings are of vital importance to those working on social issues in the public and voluntary sectors, and to students and general readers wanting the truth behind the public statistics. Jane Seymour is an independent researcher and writer on health and environment issues. Originally published in 2000
Category: Business & Economics

And Then There Were Three

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 1932431098
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This One and That One aren't sure what to expect when their parents tell them that they will be getting a new sibling.
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Me And Me

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 0399233768
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Acclaimed actress Jane Seymour's real-life twins have inspired a series of playful books. Now twin kittens This One and That One bring their antics to a fun new format--chunky block books perfect for the very littlest hands. This book features colorful artwork, simple words and easy concepts as This One and That One celebrate playing, talking, eating, and growing bigger.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Talk

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 039923375X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Acclaimed actress Jane Seymour's real-life twins have inspired a series of playful books. Now twin kittens This One and That One bring their antics to a fun new format--chunky block books perfect for the very littlest hands. This book features colorful artwork, simple words and easy concepts as This One and That One celebrate playing, talking, eating, and growing bigger.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Wave

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 163064000X
Genre : Religion
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The fourth-book in her popular Open Hearts series, The Wave: Inspiration for Navigating Life's Changes & Challenges features Jane Seymour's colorful and original artwork and uplifting, insightful quotes and stories to illustrates how both the exhilarating crests and unexpected crashes we all experience can be weathered with grace, humor, and an open heart. With philosophical and inspiring messages from the Bible, great minds, famous works of literature, and stories from her own personal experience, Seymour shows how to let go of what you don't need, regroup with what you have left, and soar to new heights. The Wave is a book that will resonate with anyone who is currently enduring financial, health, spiritual, or family challenges, has already come has come through the other side of a painful experience, or seeks to support and inspire a loved-one or friend as they find themselves riding one of life's many waves
Category: Religion

Splat The Tale Of A Colorful Cat

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 0399233091
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Big Jim Cat is left in charge of his kittens, the results of the painting project he suggests are not quite what he expected.
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The Other One

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 1932431578
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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The kittens are pleased when they have a new baby sister they interact with.
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Among Angels

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 0824948505
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Presents writings and artwork about the presence of angels in human life, along with stories of people who have been inspired by their belief in angels.
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Eat

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 0399233776
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Two naughty kittens portray topics about food, such as spoons, hot, and all gone.
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Yum A Tale Of Two Cookies

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 0698119193
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Although they are supposed to be in bed asleep, two kittens find a way to join their parents, Lady Jane and Big Jim, for cookies on the beach.
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Mistress Jane Seymour

Author : Frances B. Clark
ISBN : 0854566333
Genre : Large print books
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Fried Pies And Roast Cake

Author : Jane Seymour
ISBN : 1932431101
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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After arguing about what they want their mom to make them for lunch, This One and That One talk about it and come up with a compromise.
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