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14%OFFJohn Matusiak - Wolsey: The Life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal - 9780752498843 - V9780752498843
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Wolsey: The Life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal

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Description for Wolsey: The Life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal Hardcover. Num Pages: 336 pages, 16 black & white illustrations, 8 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLH; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 237 x 31. Weight in Grams: 700.

Cardinal Wolsey is a controversial figure: a butcher’s son, a man of letters and the Church, a divisive political expert, a man of principle – yet, to some, an arrogant upstart. As Lord Chancellor to the incorrigible Henry VIII he achieved much both at home and abroad, but his failure to achieve the mighty monarch’s divorce from Catherine of Aragon saw him brought to his knees. John Matusiak explores the pragmatic cardinal’s life and career to uncover a man of contradictions and extremes whose meteoric rise was marked by an equally inexorable descent into desperation, as he attempted in vain ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752498843
SKU
V9780752498843
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