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The Illustrated Six Wives of Henry VIII

Publication Date15th July 2015

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations80

Height234

Width165

In this lavishly illustrated, accessible guide, find out everything you need to know about the six wives of Henry VIII.
RRP: £9.99 Online Price £8.99
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781445642871
Henry VIII had the most controversial love life of the Tudor period, and he remains Britain’s most famous king because of it. His pursuit of a male heir for his throne led him to cast aside five consecutive wives and bring about the reformation of the Catholic Church, changing the face of British history as he broke from the pope and tradition. But who were the women who were instrumental in causing this change? Why was Catherine of Aragon divorced and Anne Boleyn beheaded, and what happened to the last wife, Catherine Parr?

Elizabeth Norton provides a lavishly illustrated guide to the six wives of Henry VIII, exploring their private lives as well as the reasons behind the fundamental changes they caused in Tudor history. With a chapter on each wife, and an extra section on his mistresses, this is the ultimate companion to the six wives of Henry VIII.
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