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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Portrait of a Lady called Katherine Howard by Hans Holbein the Younger ( The Royal Collection © 2001 , Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II ) . Katherine Parr by Lucas Horenbout ( Christie's Images ) . Thomas Boleyn , Earl of Wiltshire ?
The couple had met in her rooms with her standing guard , and also in the Queen's apartments . Once , when the King came to claim his marital rights and found the door locked , Lady Rochford kept him waiting until Culpeper had escaped ...
The new Queen was not crowned probably because the treasury could not bear the cost . The motto she adopted , ' To be useful in all I do ' , was an apt one . As with all Henry's queens , the composition of Katherine's household ...
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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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