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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Katherine was heavily pregnant and it was therefore dangerous for her to suffer
emotional trauma . The unborn heir was of paramount importance to the Tudor
dynasty and Henry was fuming that the hysteria over this incident may have ...
She was aware of the danger that alluring young maids of honour could pose for
their ageing queen . ... Mary and her group by the standards of their time and it
was highly controversial , and potentially dangerous , to be writing such verses .
She would have seen the dangers if her family did not - Norfolk once described
his daughter as “ too wise for a woman ' . ? If ever there had been a doubt that
acting as a pimp for the king was dangerous , Surrey ' s execution made this very
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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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