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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He worked alongside the King's Master Cook , John Bricket , who was responsible for all the royal kitchens and received several valuable grants from his master . 11 The King's cooks wore white linen aprons , and were respected ...
The Master of the Revels and his staff were responsible for staging the court entertainments . They had to devise the themes of the pageants and masques , make all the costumes , scenery and props , and arrange all the seating and ...
The Master of the Horse was responsible for providing the King with horses for riding , hunting and war , and was in charge of the royal stables and conveyances as well as travelling arrangements . By virtue of the nature of his ...
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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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