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The wives of Henry VIII

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Published by Penguin Books in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henry -- VIII, -- King of England, -- 1491-1547 -- Marriage,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAntonia Fraser.
    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 479 p. ;
    Number of Pages479
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23794346M
    ISBN 100394585380


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The book was Weir's first historical work since her first book, Britain's Royal is divided into three sections - "Catherine of Aragon," "The Great Matter" and "How many wives will he have?".

The tempestuous, bloody, and splendid reign of Henry VIII of England () is one of the most fascinating in all history, not least for his marriage to six extraordinary women.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this history, non fiction story are Anne Boleyn, Thomas More/5. Compared to the rest of Henry VIII’s wives, Anne of Cleves came out relatively lucky.

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The New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from the acclaimed author of Marie Antoinette. Under Antonia Fraser's intent scrutiny, Catherine of Aragon emerges as a scholar-queen who steadfastly refused to grant a divorce to her royal husband; Anne Boleyn is absolved of everything but a sharp tongue and an inability to produce a male heir; and Cited by:   The traditional view of Henry VIII painted by Hans Holbein the Younger.

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Anne of Cleves m. Jan. - July Annulled. Kathryn Howard m. - Executed. Katherine Parr m. - Widowed. One of the most powerful monarchs in British history, Henry VIII ruled England in unprecedented splendour. In this remarkable composite biography, Alison Weir brings Henry's six wives vividly to life, revealing each as a distinct and compelling personality in her own right.

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Henry VIII, –, king of England (–47), second son and successor of Henry VII. Early Life In his youth he was educated in the new learning of the Renaissance and developed great skill in music and sports.

He was created prince of Wales infollowing the death of his elder brother, Arthur.