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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3 A Prince of Splendour and Generosity ' [ n 1509 , with remarkable prescience , a Venetian wrote of Henry VIII : monarchs ruled as well as reigned , a king's personality could have a profound effect upon the land he governed , and few ...
He had great wit , ' wrote Edward Hall , “ but it was mingled with taunting and mocking . ' More is remembered not only as a martyr , but also for his writings . His first success came in ISIT when his translation of the life of the ...
“ Many considered it very surprising , ' wrote Vergil . Buckingham especially was furious at the ennoblement of Brandon , whom he considered an upstart and ' not of a very noble lineage ' ,; and pointedly stayed away from the ceremony .
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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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