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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7 ' The Worship and Welfare of the Whole Household ' Since ince the reign of Edward IV , the royal household had been divided into two separate departments : the Chamber , or the ' domus regis magnificencie ' ( the King's House of ...
The Household was headed by the Lord Steward , who was always a senior nobleman and whose office dated from Saxon times . His legal jurisdiction extended throughout the Verge of the Court – the area , or liberty , within a ten- or ...
The Treasurer , ' cherishing the good officer and punishing the evil - doer ' , ' was responsible for the purchasing of provisions for the household and for the efficiency of his staff . The office of Comptroller dated from the time of ...
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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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