Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII
Take a look at the wives of Henry VIII: Catherine of Aragon, pious Catholic princess and mother of Mary Tudor; Anne Boleyn, the pretty Lutheran with whom Henry was madly in love; Jane Seymour, whose submissiveness was in such contrast to Anne's vampish style and who gave Henry his longed-for son; Anne of Cleves, who was declared so plain by the now grossly overweight Henry; Catherine Howard, the flirty child whose adulteries made a fool of the ageing king; and Catherine Parr, a shrewd Protestant bluestocking who eventually outlived him.
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SIX WIVES: The Queens of Henry VIIIUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A rich account of the six long-celebrated women who, for better or worse, shared the throne with the ax-happy Tudor king.Legend has treated Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of ... Read full review
Six wives: the queens of Henry VIIIUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In 16th-century Europe, monarchies primarily viewed marriages as political alliances. According to Starkey (Bye Fellow, Fitzwilliam Coll., Cambridge; Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne), Henry ... Read full review