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The Wives of Henry VIII - Antonia Fraser
The Wives of Henry VIII
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The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler. . . ."--New York Times Book Review. 16 color plates. 32 pages of illustrations.
The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler. . . ."--New York Times Book Review. 16 color plates. 32 pages of illustrations.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140132939 (067973001X)
ASIN: 067973001X
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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helenliz
helenliz rated it
4.0 Six Wives of Henry VIII (Women in History)
I've been on a bit of a Tudor kick recently, what with this, Alison Weir's Innocent Traitor (the life of lady Jane Grey) and a CJ Sansom detective piece set at the courting of Catherine Parr. They've all tied together quite neatly. It's a long old book, but filled with 6 very different characters. A...
Get Lost in the Stacks
Get Lost in the Stacks rated it
3.0
I knew I would finish this book today and it has been such an interesting book!The Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser takes its reader through each wife, how they overlapped and the events surrounding their marriage to King Henry VIII. I wanted to read this book as I am currently about 3 episodes...
Title and Statement of Responsibility
Title and Statement of Responsibility rated it
0.0 The Wives of Henry VIII
An excellent read.
Purr More Bark Less
Purr More Bark Less rated it
5.0
I read this ages ago but it's one of the few non-fiction books that sticks in my head. I don't read much non-fiction, but this book had my full attention. To this day, I remember the little rhyme I learned from this book to recall the fate of each of the six wives: Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divor...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
Oh, the wives. Not all at once, though one does wonder. It speaks loads for Fraser’s writing that she seems to like both Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn. She doesn’t demonize either women, and undoubtedly this book, the first I read about the wives, is where my feelings about wives one and tw...
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