The Lisle Letters: An Abridgement
University of Chicago Press, Jun 1, 1983 - History - 436 pages
In a one-volume abridgement, these sixteenth-century letters paint a magnificent portrait of family life amidst the intrigue, terror, and politics of the court of Henry VIII. The culmination of Lord Lisle's imprisonment in the Tower of London.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Librarynymph - LibraryThing
A little hard to read, because o the flowery language of the time, but these are the letters to and from Arthur Plantagenet, who was made Lord Lisle by Henry VIII, his nephew. Arthur is my direct ancestor so I was very interested in this book. Great little treasure! Read full review
Review: The Lisle Letters: An AbridgementUser Review - Maggie - Goodreads
Informative, was mostly interested in chapter 19, The Botolf Conspiracy, for research. The letters, naturally, ranged from mundane daily thoughts to the dangers of being under the rule of Henry VIII, who had become a self-serving tyrant. Read full review