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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been waiting around, listening to all the gossip - it is unlikely that they would have
been allowed to attend Queen Mary while she was being isolated to check if she
was pregnant. The French needed people around the potentially pregnant ...
Now the pregnancies had stopped too; by this time she was thirty-nine and had
not conceived in six years. Henry was not attracted to her and she was no longer
his confidante. She was not involved in the social life of the court — she was ...
When Henry VIII's sister Mary was widowed in France, she was kept segregated
in a palace until they could be sure that she was not pregnant with the king's child
. No such tradition existed for English queens, and at thirty-five and childless, ...
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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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