The Six Wives of Henry VIII

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Vintage, 2007 - Всего страниц: 656
One of the most powerful monarchs in British history, Henry VIII ruled England in unprecedented splendour. In this remarkable composite biography, Alison Weir brings Henry's six wives vividly to life, revealing each as a distinct and compelling personality in her own right. Drawing upon the rich fund of documentary material from the Tudor period, The Six Wives of Henry VIII shows us a court where personal needs frequently influenced public events and where a life of gorgeously ritualised pleasure was shot through with ambition, treason and violence.

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The rhyme that has stuck with me since school is divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. Which of course refers to the final outcome of each of Henry VIII wives. This is a well ... Читать весь отзыв

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I read the Kindle version. I think the paper version would be better, because you'd be able to flip backwards and forwards to the timelines and family trees. I was a bit confused by the pictures at ... Читать весь отзыв

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Alison Weir lives and works in Surrey. Her books include Britain's Royal Families, Children of England, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Henry VIII- King and Court, Mary, Queen of Scots and, most recently, Isabella.

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