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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The titles of Richmond and Somerset were significant ones . Henry VIII ' s
upbringing had been shaped by his grandmother , Margaret Beaufort , countess
of Richmond . A fiercely maternal woman , as shown by her tireless campaign to
In 1534 Richmond and his friends were riding over fields and destroying
farmland during their sports . He was clearly enthusiastic about one of his father '
s favourite pastimes – hunting . ' Here in this country where I lie I have no park or
that Richmond ' s elevation would cause . These negotiations were being
conducted two years before Henry announced his intention to annul his marriage
to Katherine . It was only in the thirteenth century that marriage had been clearly ...
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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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