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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The Lord Chamberlain , the Lord Steward and the Master of the Horse were the three ' Great Officers of the Household ' ; next in importance came the Vice - Chamberlain , the Treasurer and the Comptroller . These six officers all carried ...
51 If the King was entertaining guests in his presence chamber , a fanfare would herald the arrival of a procession led by the Lord Steward and officers of the Greencloth , followed by the Master Cook , the Carver , the Sewer – the ...
Then all the ladies and gentlewomen to go in with her , and none to come in to the great chamber but women ; and women to be made all manner of officers , as butlers , panters , sewers , etc. ' No man would be allowed in , not even the ...
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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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