Henry VIII

Front Cover
University of California Press, 1968 - Great Britain - 561 pages
Lara E. Eakins presents a brief biographical sketch of King of England Henry VIII (1491-1547), as part of a resource on the Tudor period (1485-1603) of English history. Most of the information focuses on Henry's life before he became king in 1509. Eakins includes further information about Henry in the biographical sketches of each of his six wives. Eakins provides images of paintings and other artistic renderings of Henry VIII and his family.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The New King
3
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
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information