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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It was easier to recognise children by an unmarried woman than children
conceived by double adultery . With Henry Fitzroy , Henry VIII did nothing publicly
for the boy until he was six years old , past the age at which a child was in most
Ethelreda was the child of Joan Dingley , who was said to have been a royal
laundress . Joan subsequently married a man named Dobson . John Malte , the
king ' s tailor , acknowledged the young girl as his own child . The lands Henry ...
It is at least possible that Henry ' s bloodline did continue , whether through the
Careys ' many children or through another illegitimate child that we , and perhaps
Henry , have no knowledge of . These rumours were easily started and almost ...
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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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