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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The fact that Nicholas Wotton , Henry's ambassador in Paris , was so shocked by the behaviour at the French court is proof that much higher standards prevailed at the English court . The English were not squeamish about sexual matters ...
31 The foregoing describes a typical reception for a foreign ambassador , who would attend court only upon a summons from the King . European diplomacy as we know it today was then in its infancy . For centuries , continental rulers had ...
12 Henry and Anne , however , were determined to secure the Emperor's acknowledgement of her as Queen and , having granted Chapuys an audience for Easter Tuesday , 18 April , the King arranged matters so that the ambassador , who had ...
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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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