The Mistresses of Henry VIII
History Press, 2009 - 224 sider
Seventeen-year-old Henry VIII was "a youngling, he cares for nothing but girls and hunting." Over the years, this didn’t change much. 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. Looking good was not enough (indeed, many of Henry’s lovers were considered unattractive); she had to have something extra special to keep the King’s interest. And Henry’s women were every bit as intriguing as the man himself. In this book Henry’s mistresses are rescued from obscurity. The 16th century was a time of profound changes in religion and society across Europe—and some of Henry’s lovers were at the forefront of influencing these events.
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... Anne and her new ' brother ' and also between Anne and her replacement , her
former servant Catherine Howard . ... This is partly because all of his wives were
his distant cousins : Katherine of Aragon was his sister - in - law ( so his sister ...
Marillac on Catherine Howard ; cit . Fox , Jane Boleyn , p . 271 3 . Cit . Baldwin
Smith , Catherine Howard : A Tudor Tragedy , p . 192 4 . Cit . Fraser , The Six
Wives of Henry VIII , p . 405 5 . Chapuys to Charles V ; CSP , Spanish , 1538 – 42
, no ...
... Mary see Howard , Mary Fitzwalter , Lady Elizabeth see Stafford , Elizabeth
Flamock , Sir Andrew 74 Flugel , J . C . 101 ... 202 ; education 167 ; wedding 163
; attitude to infidelity 169 Howard , Charles , brother of Queen Catherine Howard
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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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