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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Many were the wives and daughters of courtiers , and waited on the Queen . ... Scrope , Percy , Ferrers and Bergavenny ( who was Buckingham's daughter , Mary Stafford ) – their names a roll - call of the mediaeval peerage .
Around 1524 , " 7 three of its members - father , son and daughter - arrived in England , probably by royal invitation . The head of the family was Gerard Horenbout , a friend of Albrecht Dürer ; Gerard had been court painter to the ...
Katherine Howard was the daughter of Norfolk's ineffectual brother , Lord Edmund Howard , who had recently died after spending several unprofitable years as Controller in Calais . She had been raised , in the company of several other ...
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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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