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 ...
Since his birth , Edward had remained at court in the care of his drynurse , Sybil Penn , and a wet - nurse , Mother Jack . In March 1538 , the King established a household for his son at Hampton Court , which cost £ 6,500 ( nearly £ 2 ...
Their heads were set on spikes on London Bridge , where they remained until at least 1546.23 Few members of the Howard family escaped the King's displeasure . Charles Howard was dismissed from the Privy Chamber .
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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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