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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perhaps two years older than Henry ; he was knighted in 1912 and remained in favour for the rest of his life , receiving several offices and grants of land . Like Boleyn , he was a cultivated humanist , and regularly corresponded with ...
Chapuys's dispatches , which are one of the chief sources for the period , were certainly prejudiced in Katherine's favour – he never referred to Anne Boleyn as anything other than ' the Lady ...
Norfolk and Gardiner , who had done more than anyone else to promote the King's marriage to Katherine Howard , escaped censure , although Norfolk would never again stand so high in the King's favour . Prudently , he retired from court ...
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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
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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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