English Monarchs Series

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University of California Press, 1970 - Biography & Autobiography - 561 pages
6 Reviews
This detailed biography concentrates on the domestic life of the monarch, foreign affairs in which he was involved and his influence on religion. Bibliogs
  

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Review: Henry VIII (The English Monarchs)

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

Went to London and became fascinated with royalty of centuries ago. Thoroughly enjoyed reading about Henry VII and all his wives. Well written book indeed! Read full review

Review: Henry VIII (The English Monarchs)

User Review  - Jordan - Goodreads

This book's strength is, alas, its damning weakness. It is so detailed in its examination of Henry VIII's life that it turns the story of one of the most colorful rulers of England into a tedious tale ... Read full review

Contents

Preface page xi
vii
The Renewal of the Hundred Years War
21
The Coming of Wolsey
41
The Quest for Peace
67
The Virtuous Prince
97
The Repudiation of the Habsburgs
135
The Canon Law of the Divorce
163
The Struggle for the Divorce
198
The Campaign against the Church
241
England and Europe 1537 to 1540
355
The Royal Supremacy and Theology
384
The Return to War
424
The Last Months
458
Henry the King
498
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