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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By 1522 Anne was in a committed relationship , so serious that her lover had
made extensive provision for her in his will . And this relationship was with Sir
William Compton , who was not only a close friend of the king ' s , but is ...
Considering the previous relationship between Anne ' s sister and Anne ' s
husband , there Mary does not seem to have been viewed as a threat . Ridolfo
Pio , the papal nuncio in France , wrote that Anne had pretended to be pregnant
in 1534 ...
Absolute power corrupts absolutely – which is an apt description of Henry as a
king and as a lover . Initially , in his first relationship with Katherine of Aragon , he
was eager to please , was loving and chivalrous , but he changed over time .
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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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