Uneasy Lies the Head : (Tudor Saga), Paperback Book

Uneasy Lies the Head : (Tudor Saga) Paperback

Part of the Tudor Saga series

4 out of 5 (2 ratings)


The first of Jean Plaidy's much-loved Tudor series - Henry Tudor finally unites the warring Houses of York and Lancaster.

In the aftermath of the bloody Wars of the Roses, Henry Tudor has seized the English crown, finally uniting the warring Houses of York and Lancaster through his marriage to Elizabeth of York.

But whilst Henry VII rules wisely and justly, he is haunted by Elizabeth's missing brothers; the infamous two Princes, their fate in the Tower forever a shrouded secret.

Then tragedy strikes at the heart of Henry's family, and it is against his own son that the widowed king must fight for a bride and his throne...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone
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  • Category: Historical fiction
  • ISBN: 9780099492481

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Enjoyable read about Henry VII's reign. Slightly repetitious at the beginning, but settles into a well written story.

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I have set myself the challenge of reading some of my Tudor novels in order. I normally read from Henry VIII onwards but decided to start with this novel which is about Henry VII when he became king. I have recently read The White Queen by Philippa Gregory which was about Elizabeth Woodville so this book although it is by a different author continues the story.This book is full of historical facts ant touches a lot on the princes in the tower. I did feel however that the story was a little flat and at times I felt I was reading a factual book, rather than a novel. The book does however stick to the facts and is not like some historical novels where authors claim to have invented certain events for fictional purposes.Jean Plaidy is a brilliant author but due to the fact that this novel was slightly slow going and as I said a little flat I have only given it 4 stars. Would I recommend this book, yes I would.

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