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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Looking good was not enough (indeed, many of Henry's lovers were considered
plain); she had to have something extra special to keep the King's interest. Henry
has been portrayed as a man who did not overwhelm his lovers with generosity, ...
Henry may have considered it no coincidence that this was the wife God chose to
give a male child to, the wife who was all a Christian lady should be. Yet this was
not the type of woman who often attracted him; his romantic choices usually ...
In a harsh world, where life expectancy was short, marrying for money and status
was considered the only sane option. Yet there needed to be some way of
meeting people's emotional needs, without risking adultery and disgrace. Courtly
In an age where poor diet delayed the onset of puberty, this was very young, but
not considered too young for a relationship with a man. There was concern that
having sex at an early age could cause illness or even death, but when life ...
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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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