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Anne Boleyn

Author: E W Ives
Publisher: Oxford, OX, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Blackwell, 1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The most controversial woman ever to have been queen consort of England. In the relationship between Henry and his second wife, storm followed sunshine, sunshine followed storm...The conventions of the day, of courtly love, of sovereign and consort, of husband and wife, were simply not capable of accommodating the fierce passions which united Anne Boleyn and Henry Tudor. Brief though Anne's influence was, it was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: Anne Boleyn, Queen consort of Henry VIII King of England; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Anne Boleyn, reine épouse d'Henri VIII roi d'Angleterre; Henri, roi d'Angleterre; Anne Boleyn, Queen consort of Henry VIII King of England; Henry, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E W Ives
ISBN: 0631147454 9780631147459 0631160655 9780631160656
OCLC Number: 13333080
Notes: "The first full biography in 100 years" -- cover
Description: xiv, 451 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A courtier's daughter --
A European education --
Debut at the English court --
The sources --
Passion and courtly love --
A marriage arranged --
Anne Boleyn and the fall of Wolsey --
Stalemate, 1529-32 --
The turning-point, 1532-33 --
A coronation and a christening --
Anne and Henry --
Anne the queen: influence, power and majesty --
Anne Boleyn: art, image and taste --
Anne Boleyn and the advent of reform --
The challenge, 1535-36 --
The coup, April-May 1536 --
Judgement --
Finale.
Responsibility: E.W. Ives.

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A biography of the second wife of Henry VIII. Basing his conclusions on substantial original research on the nature of the court and its politics, the author aims to show that Anne was a figure of  Read more...

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