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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One courtier, George Cavendish, described Henry at his accession as 'young,
lusty and courageous'.3 Thomas More wrote that: 'Among a thousand noble
companions, the King stands out the tallest, and his strength fits his majestic body
Katherine was a popular choice as queen, with the courtiers, the common people
and with the king. She was strongwilled but deferred to her husband; she was
astute and had been trained from birth to play the role of queen consort. She set ...
The personal was truly the political under Henry VIII, and so the courtiers tried to
excel at the pastimes he enjoyed, and went to extreme lengths to gain his
friendship. Court was all about trying to get the ear of the king; it was natural that
It gave a set of rules and regulations through which the courtiers could show
affection, attraction and adoration in a socially acceptable way. It was an
important part of life for a courtier. Elizabeth Bryan was soon to marry Nicholas
Carew and ...
She had been given an advanced and varied education for the time, inspired by
the new humanist movement, and she had learnt her trade as a courtier in the
most sophisticated court in Christendom. In 1520, probably before her
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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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