The Lisle Letters: An Abridgement
Muriel St. Clare Byrne, Bridget Boland
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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