The Mistresses of Henry VIII
History Press, 2009 - 224 sider
Seventeen-year-old Henry VIII was "a youngling, he cares for nothing but girls and hunting." Over the years, this didn’t change much. Henry was considered a demi-god by his subjects, so each woman he chose was someone who had managed to stand out in a crowd of stunning ladies. Looking good was not enough (indeed, many of Henry’s lovers were considered unattractive); she had to have something extra special to keep the King’s interest. And Henry’s women were every bit as intriguing as the man himself. In this book Henry’s mistresses are rescued from obscurity. The 16th century was a time of profound changes in religion and society across Europe—and some of Henry’s lovers were at the forefront of influencing these events.
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Henry VIII had showed his pure motives towards Jane Seymour by ensuring that
their relatives were present during his courting of them, and the same seems to
have been true of his courtship of the teenage Catherine. A week before the ...
Henry was almost the same age as Catherine's father, Lord Edmund Howard.
Despite presumably growing up at court together, Henry and Edmund were never
friends. Several letters show that the king did not respect the duke of Norfolk's ...
On 12 November 1541, Catherine was arrested. The whole story was repeated to
Henry - of how her paramour, Francis Dereham, had begun visiting the dormitory
to see Catherine's friend, but soon moved on to Catherine herself. Some of the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - Melisende - LibraryThing
Definitely a rehashing of the lives of Henry's wives than an in depth study of his mistresses. Whilst Anne, Katherine and possibly Jane not only were both mistress then wife, I think more time could ... Les hele vurderingen
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For anyone interested in monarch history or henry viii. The delivery was prompt and the item was exactly as stated. I am very pleased with this purchase. Les hele vurderingen
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