The enthralling portrait by an acclaimed historian of one of Europe's most enigmatic and formidable rulers. An extraordinarily vivid biography in which the characters and the issues stand out, always sharply and subtly etched.--The Christian Science Monitor.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing
A good biography of an infamous English king. Jasper Ridley provides a study of Henry VIII's life, without focusing overly much on the various personalities of his six wives - a mistake many ... Read full review
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Henry VIII is a comprehensive biography of one of the most well-known English kings. Before reading this book all I knew about Henry was the six wives and the divorce of the Church of England from the ... Read full review