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The six wives of Henry VIII

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2000], ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Grove Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Profiles each of Henry VIII's six wives, describing their backgrounds, personalities, relationship to the king, and ultimate demise, and shows how each reflected the perceptions of women and marriage at the time.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 9780802136831 0802136834
OCLC Number: 458698783
Notes: Originally published: London : Bodley Head, 1991.
Description: xii, 643 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Katherine of Aragon. The princess from Spain --
A true and loving husband --
Out daughter remains as she was --
Pain and annoyance --
Sir Loyall Heart and the Tudor court --
A chaste and concordant wedlock --
The 'great matter'. Mistress Anne --
A thousand Wolseys for one Anne Boleyn --
It is my affair! --
Happiest of women --
Shall I die without justice? --
Like one given by God --
How many wives will he have? I like her not! --
Rose without a thorn --
Worthy and just punishment --
Never a wife more agreeable to his heart --
Under the planets of Chelsea.
Responsibility: Alison Weir.

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