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Henry VIII : king and court

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Henry VIII, renowned for his command of power and celebrated for his intellect, presided over one of the most magnificent - and dangerous - courts in Renaissance Europe. Never before has a detailed, personal biography of this charismatic monarch been set against the cultural, social, and political background of his glittering court and the splendor of his many sumptuous palaces. Alison Weir brings to vibrant life  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 0712664513 9780712664516
OCLC Number: 224252296
Description: xv, 639 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alison Weir.


A biography of Henry VIII, set against the cultural, social and political background of his court - the most magnificent court ever seen in England - and the splendour of his many sumptuous palaces.  Read more...


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'A glittering evocation of the Tudor Court, its splendour as well as its vulgarity...a responsive, rounded portrait.' Daily Telegraph 'Weir has used colourful, fresh material (much of it from Read more...

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