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Six Wives By David Starkey

Six Wives
by David Starkey

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Take a look at the wives of Henry VIII: Catherine of Aragon, mother of Mary Tudor; Anne Boleyn, with whom Henry was madly in love; Jane Seymour, who gave Henry his longed-for son; Anne of Cleves, who was so plain; Catherine Howard, the "flirty child"; and Catherine Parr, a Protestant bluestocking.
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Six Wives Summary


Six Wives by David Starkey

THE QUEENS OF HENRY V111:Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived: CATHERINE OF ARAGON the Catholic Spanish Princess, who suffered years of miscarriages and still births and yet failed to produce a son...She was the mother of Mary Tudor; ANNE BOLEYN, the pretty, clever, French-educated Protestant with whom Henry Vlll was madly in love.-. for a brief period. She was the mother of Elizabeth I; JANE SEYMOUR the demure and submissive contrast to Anne Boleyn's vampish style. She died soon after giving birth to the longed-for son (Edward VI); ANNE OF CLEVES, 'the Flanders mare': He was horrified because she was so plain and she was appalled because he was so fat...; CATHERINE HOWARD, the flirtatious teenager whose adulteries made a fool of the ageing king; CATHERINE PARR, the shrewd Protestant bluestocking who outlived him.

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About David Starkey


David Starkey is a constitutional historian and broadcaster, and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. He is an expert on the Tudors. His biography and TV series on the young Elizabeth I was widely praised and a huge commercial success. He is known as a controversial panellist on "The Moral Maze".

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Six Wives by David Starkey
David Starkey
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
2003-03-27
880
0701172983
9780701172985
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