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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1510: The first rumours surfaced of Henry's affairs with other women; in this year
a scandal arose from his affair with Lady Anne Stafford, the married sister of the
Duke of Buckingham. This relationship may have continued over the next three ...
We have no evidence as to when this affair ended. There is one source that
reveals much about Henry's love life – the list of his New Year's presents. For
New Year 1513, the king gave Anne Stafford 30 oz of silver gilt, his third most
Affair. 'Youth will needs have dalliance, Of good or ill some pastance ...' But it was
not only Henry's relationships that were being debated. Caroz, the Spanish
ambassador, wrote to Katherine of Aragon's father to express his concern about
Henry's affair with Jane probably began after Longueville left in the autumn of
1514. Like many of Henry's mistresses she had no faction, no power and so was
not a threat to anyone at court. She did not even have powerful relatives at court,
a marriage for Bessie Blount until after their affair ended and he knew the
potential dangers of being involved with a married woman. So if the affair did
begin in 1522, when the king began to give grants of land to the couple, why did
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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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