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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Numbers at court were swelled by the servants whom the courtiers were allowed
to bring with them , in recognition of their status . Each was allowed a number
appropriate to his rank : a duke or archbishop might have twelve servants , the
The termination of a courtier's right to lodgings was usually an ominous sign ; if
he was allowed to remain in attendance ... 32 The Comptroller of the Household
allocated stabling for courtiers ' horses and beds for their retainers : twenty - four
anamorphosis ( or distorted perspective ) of Prince Edward ( 1546 ) , which was
hung in Whitehall Palace and was the kind of novelty appreciated by Tudor
courtiers . " ' Many paintings have been attributed to Scrots , but few can be said
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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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