Henry VIII: King and Court
Jonathan Cape, 2001 - 639 pàgines
A detailed study written by a popular Tudor historian that sets a personal biography of Henry VIII against the cultural, social and political background of his court (with a rich supporting cast of courtiers, ministers, nobles and commoners) and the splendour of his many palaces.
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I was around 1530 that a former servant of Wolsey's , Thomas Cromwell , entered
the King's service . One of the most able ministers any king ever had , Cromwell
was the son of a Putney blacksmith and had been born around 1485 ; his sister ...
In the spring of 1539 , after a heated debate between Cranmer and Cromwell on
one side and Norfolk and Gardiner on the other , Parliament passed the Act of Six
Articles , enshrining the doctrines of the Church of England in law . The King ...
Cromwell readily complied , but it did not save him . Henry ignored his last letter ,
which ended with the desperate plea , ' Most gracious Prince , I cry for mercy ,
mercy , mercy ! ' Cromwell was beheaded on 28 July 1540 on Tower Hill ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - EricCostello - LibraryThing
I found this to be an absorbing look at Henry VIII's court, both in terms of its structure (human and material) and how it functioned (human and material, again). The author notes, with some justice ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - busterrll - LibraryThing
Interesting but tough read - As said by others the confusion of names makes for some difficult reading. Great read though of the "good guys" versus the "bad guys" of this era Llegeix la ressenya completa
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