Henry VIII: King and Court (Paperback)Alison Weir (author)
Paperback 656 Pages / Published: 18/09/2008
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This magnificent biography of Henry VIII is set against the cultural, social and political background of his court - the most spectacular court ever seen in England - and the splendour of his many sumptuous palaces. An entertaining narrative packed with colourful description and a wealth of anecdotal evidence, but a comprehensive analytical study of the development of both monarch and court during a crucial period in English history. As well as challenging some recent theories, it offers controversial new conclusions based on contemporary evidence that has until now been overlooked. This is a triumph of historical writing which will appeal equally to the general reader and the serious historian.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 656
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 34 mm
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