Great Harry: A Biography of Henry VIII
St. Martin's Griffin is proud to reissue acclaimed biographer Carolly Erickson's lives of the Tudor monarchs.
In this full-scale popular biography of Henry VIII, Carolly Erickson re-creates the extravagant life and times of one of history's most complex and fascinating men.
Based on voluminous records of the period, the story of Henry's life covers his troubled youth, his triumphant early reign, and his agonizing old age.
Against the lively backdrop of the Tudor world, with all its splendors and squalors, Carolly Erickson gives us an unforgettable and human portrait of Henry VIII.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RachelfromSarasota - LibraryThing
I prided myself on knowing almost all there was to know about the English king whose obsession with Anne Boleyn changed the course of Christianity forever, but Erickson’s unsparing yet sympathetic ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sgerbic - LibraryThing
Reviewed March - Aug 2000 Wow! A through book on H8. I found out a lot about his very young life that is rarely mentioned in other bios. His father kept him a prisoner allowing no one to be near Henry ... Read full review