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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In 1513 he was consumed by the idea of war and decided it was time to conquer
France. He had been King of England for four years and was determined to
assert his authority on the international stage. Since 1337, when Edward III had
During Henry's invasion of France the year before, there had been only one
battle for Henry to celebrate – the Battle of the Spurs. During this skirmish,
Henry's men captured Louis, duc de Longueville, a member of the extremely
for the earlier years of birth. Mary had apparently acquired a reputation for being
sexually available in France by 1519; it would seem correct to say she was about
twenty when she left there. And if Anne was born in 1501, she would have been ...
The French needed people around the potentially pregnant queen who were
completely loyal to the crown of France; if Mary had conceived, then her unborn
child, if a boy, was the King of France. Once it was discovered that the queen was
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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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