The Six Wives of Henry VIII

The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Find out the truth about Henry VIII’s wives

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, The Tudors
Paperback Published on: 22/11/2007
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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. Drawing upon the rich fund of documentary material from the Tudor period, The Six Wives of Henry VIII shows us a court where personal needs frequently influenced public events and where a life of gorgeously ritualised pleasure was shot through with ambition, treason and violence.

'At last we have the truth about Henry VIII's wives. This book is as reliable and scholarly as it is readable' Evening Standard

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099523628
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Weight: 475g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 40 mm

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Fascinating Stuff
The rhyme that has stuck with me since school is divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. Which of course refers to the final outcome of eac... READ MORE
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
I read this book with great interest last year and now I remembered to write the review. better late than never. I have read more than 6 books from differe... READ MORE
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A brilliant book...
This is a thoughtful, evocative account of one of the most turbulent periods of England's history. I found this book to be absolutely delightful, but then ... READ MORE
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Great introduction to those 6 famous ladies
This is a really well written, clear and concise account of Henry VIII's six wives. I actually used it as a companion to The Autobiography of Henry VIII wi... READ MORE
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very good!
i’m not finished yet, quite a bit left! but this book is so good, very well researched and i like the way how they just explain the events which makes it v... READ MORE
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