Henry VIII: the mask of royalty

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Cape, 1971 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

A brilliant read. It's really Henry VIII unmasked. This book helps you understand the man and his motives. Read full review

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User Review  - Lara Eakins - Goodreads

It's hard to figure out how to describe this book. On one hand, it was full of interesting information and analysis. On the other, it was arranged in a way that often made it hard to follow and wandered from one topic to another in the middle of long chapters. Read full review

Contents

The Faces of Death
13
The Old Man
26
The Emperors New Clothes
50
Copyright

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About the author (1971)

Lacey Baldwin Smith was born in Princeton, New Jersey, in 1922. Following graduate work at Princeton University, he went on to teach there and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern University, where until his retirement he was Professor of History and Peter B. Ritzma Professor in the Humanities. He continues to teach at Northwestern in an emeritus capacity. Smith is the recipient of two Fulbright awards, two National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and numerous other awards, honors, and academic appointments, including membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the father of three grown children and lives with his wife in Wilmette, Illinois.

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