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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Numbers at court were swelled by the servants whom the courtiers were allowed to bring with them , in recognition of their status . Each was allowed a number appropriate to his rank : a duke or archbishop might have twelve servants ...
Jobs were relatively secure , and a certain status attached to them ; there was no official retirement age , and servants could continue to work as long as they were able . It was rare for anyone to be dismissed for misconduct ...
There is evidence that servants also transferred from department to department , 18 often to their profit . Versatility served one well in the Household . Servants were required to wear liveries in red or the Tudor colours of green 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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