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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where was such viands served to all comers of honest behaviour as hath been few times seen ' . 30 The King spent over £ 800 ( £ 240,000 ) on New Year's gifts.31 On New Year's Night , a pageant entitled The Fortress Dangerous was put on ...
On 6 August , Russell wrote he had never seen ' His Grace merrier of a great while than he is now ' ; at the houses they had stayed in there had been ' the best pastime in hunting red deer that I have seen'.12 A week later Henry ...
The remains of the palace may be seen near the parish church . Knole : Official Handbook It is not certain whether this court and the tower were first built by Archbishop Morton , Archbishop Warham or Henry VIII .
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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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