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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... in imitation of Amadis and Lancelot and other knights of olden times ' ; 21 the tourney , fought out on horseback ... or joust between mounted knights with lances , thundering towards each other at either side of a wooden palisade .
St George was his hero and he had been a Knight of the Garter since the age of four . ... The Order comprised the sovereign and twenty - five elected Knights Companions , who were replaced only upon death or disgrace .
The next day he dubbed eighteen Knights of the Bath , among them the Earls of Dorset and Derby and Francis Weston ; most had Boleyn connections . " Two days later , on Saturday 31 May , wearing white cloth of gold and ermine with her ...
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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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