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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Early Tudor drama consisted chiefly of mediaeval miracle and morality plays ,
which were rarely performed at court and went out of ... Hardly any play texts
survive from before Elizabeth I's reign , and sophisticated dramatic works were
31 The King , who had been a great gambler since childhood , 92 would
command the Knight Marshal to bring his cards and dice in a silver bowl , then
play for hours , often with ladies of the court and sometimes with the Queen , who
Around CIS16-19 he wrote the morality play Magnificence , his only dramatic
work to survive . In it , a king is heavily censured for immoderate indulgence in
pleasure , and advised to seek a compromise between ostentation and
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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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