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 King's state apartments consisted of a sequence of three rooms : two outward chambers – the great watching chamber or guard room , and the presence chamber – and one inward chamber , the privy chamber . The outward chambers were ...
Ceilings in large rooms such as halls and kitchens sometimes had exposed timbers.5 The walls inside the palaces were mainly of plastered brick ; in utilitarian rooms they were painted , while those in important chambers were often clad ...
Most rooms in the palaces had fireplaces ; these were normally flush with the wall and featured a four - centred Perpendicular arch , often decorated , but those in the royal apartments could be grandiosely elaborate .
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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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