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.
People began to speak of offering the throne to the duke of Buckingham, or
perhaps Edmund de la Pole, if the King died, but 'none of them spoke of my lord
prince'.12 Knowing this would have left Henry VIII very wary of these noble
families of ...
Afterwards, almost all the Court knew that the Queen had been vexed with the
King, and the King with her, and that the storm went on between them.13 To
offend the monarch was a dangerous move, but Buckingham seemed
In 1521 Wolsey and Henry were handed their opportunity to bring down the
belligerent duke of Buckingham. One of the duke's employees wrote to Wolsey,
alleging that Buckingham had bragged of an astrologer's prediction that he would
It was risky for an aristocrat to acquire this much royal blood, but Buckingham,
like all at court, wanted his children to make advantageous marriages – this was
not proof of treacherous intent. Buckingham has been described as pompous, but
Buckingham's arrest and execution were met with widespread disbelief across
Europe. When Charles V heard, he wrote to his aunt, Katherine of Aragon: 'Then
the butcher's dog has pulled down the fairest buck in Christendom.' Although ...
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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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