The Six Wives of Henry VIII (Google eBook)
The tempestuous, bloody, and splendid reign of Henry VIII of England (1509-1547) is one of the most fascinating in all history, not least for his marriage to six extraordinary women. In this accessible work of brilliant scholarship, Alison Weir draws on early biographies, letters, memoirs, account books, and diplomatic reports to bring these women to life. Catherine of Aragon emerges as a staunch though misguided woman of principle; Anne Boleyn, an ambitious adventuress with a penchant for vengeance; Jane Seymour, a strong-minded matriarch in the making; Anne of Cleves, a good-natured and innocent woman naively unaware of the court intrigues that determined her fate; Catherine Howard, an empty-headed wanton; and Catherine Parr, a warm-blooded bluestocking who survived King Henry to marry a fourth time.
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Review: The Six Wives of Henry VIIIUser Review - Tania - Goodreads
I've read some Phillipa Gregory and Hillary Mantel titles about Henry VIII and was totally entranced. Which is weird because I'm Afrikaans, live in South Africa, and never even had history at school ... Read full review
Review: The Six Wives of Henry VIIIUser Review - Katie Hart - Goodreads
Although I am an avid history buff and jumped at the chance to read this, I found it rather slow and hard to put myself to reading it. I was so inclined to read it after watching The Tudors. But when ... Read full review
Like one given by God
How many wives will he have?
I like her not
Rose without a thorn
Worthy and just punishment
Never a wife more agreeable to his heart
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