Henry VIII: the mask of royalty

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Cape, 1971 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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User Review  - Scott Shepard - Goodreads

I picked this up at a used bookstore around the corner when I was looking for a quick biography on that most famous of English monarchs, Hemry VIII. This book is not that and for anyone wishing to ... Read full review

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A brilliant read. It's really Henry VIII unmasked. This book helps you understand the man and his motives. Read full review


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Lacey Baldwin Smith was born in Princeton, New Jersey, in 1922. Following graduate work at Princeton University, he went on to teach there and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern University, where until his retirement he was Professor of History and Peter B. Ritzma Professor in the Humanities. He continues to teach at Northwestern in an emeritus capacity. Smith is the recipient of two Fulbright awards, two National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and numerous other awards, honors, and academic appointments, including membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the father of three grown children and lives with his wife in Wilmette, Illinois.

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