Henry: Virtuous Prince, Volume 1

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HarperPress, 2008 - Great Britain - 413 pages
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The first instalment of the highly anticipated biography of Henry VIII, written by one of the UK's most popular, established and exciting historians. Published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Henry's accession to the throne, 'Henry: Virtuous Prince' is a radical re-evaluation of the monarchy's most enduring icon.

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User Review  - quiBee - LibraryThing

Probably about 2.5 stars for me. It was interesting to read more about this period. I've mostly read about the older Henry VIII, so it was good to see where that Henry had come from and all the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elysianfield - LibraryThing

I like that the book concentrates in time before Henry became king or seeks divorce from Katherine. But I find his writing style annoying. It also made me think that does he think he's Henry or his best fiend? Read full review

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About the author (2008)

David Starkey teaches at Santa Barbara City College and was a Fulbright Professor of English at the University of Oulu, Finland, in 1999.

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