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Six Wives

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Description for Six Wives Paperback. Gives a textured picture of daily life at the Tudor Court from the woman's point of view. This book establishes the interaction of the private and public, and demonstrates how the Queens of Henry VIII were central in determining political policy. Num Pages: 880 pages, colour photos. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLH; HBTG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 57. Weight in Grams: 716.

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived

CATHERINE OF ARAGON: the pious Spanish Catholic who suffered years of miscarriages and failed to produce a male heir...
ANNE BOLEYN: the pretty, clever, French-educated Protestant whose marriage to Henry changed England forever...
JANE SEYMOUR: the demure and submissive contrast to Anne Boleyn's radical and vampish style...
ANNE OF CLEVES: 'the mare of Flanders' whose short marriage to the overweight Henry followed a farcical 'beauty contest'...
CATHERINE HOWARD: the flirtatious teenager whose adulteries made a fool of the ageing king... CATHERINE PARR: the shrewd, religiously radical bluestocking who outlived him...... Read more

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About Dr David Starkey
David Starkey is Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, and the author of acclaimed histories including Elizabeth and Monarchy. He was presented with the Norton Medlicott Medal for Services to History by Britain's Historical Association. He is a well-known TV and radio personality. He was made a CBE in 2007.

Reviews for Six Wives
A tribute to Starkey's narrative drive, his puckish wit and sharp discrimination
Sunday Times
Relentlessly scholarly...Starkey's is the best study of Henry's wives ever published... A masterly and persuasive narrative which never loses its grip over the story or the reader
Evening Standard
High-powered history pithily expressed... This study of Henry VIII's women shows David Starkey ... Read more

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