Mistresses of Henry VIII
The History Press, 26. des. 2010 - 224 sider
Seventeen-year-old Henry VIII was 'a youngling, he cares for nothing but girls and hunting.' 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. This book offers an insight into the love life of Henry, and the twelve women who knew the man behind the mask.
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Elizabeth Blount, commonly known as Bessie, was around thirteen when she
was first linked to the king. She seems to have been the mistress he esteemed
the most – probably for the same reason that, as the years went by, Jane
excellent, that I consider him to excel all who ever wore a crown.1 And Bessie
was to spend her time around this magnificent monarch. Serving the queen was
one way to be presented to all the noble families, in the hope of making the best ...
We do not know when Bessie's relationship with Henry ended, but we can make
a guess. When a mistress married a courtier, it was usually a sign that the
relationship was over. Bessie probably married Gilbert Tailboys in 1522, when
Bessie's husband was Gilbert Tailboys; as the heir to a barony, he was Bessie's
social superior, and his family had connections with the Staffords. Nevertheless,
he was the son of a madman, and there was a stigma attached to that. A woman ...
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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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