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In the Lion's Court By Derek Wilson

In the Lion's Court
by Derek Wilson

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This work examines a set of relationships that illustrate just how dangerous life was at the court of Henry VIII. It tells the story of six men, all called Thomas, whose ambitions and principles brought them face to face with violent death. The men include Thomas Wolsey and Thomas More.
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In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII - A Study in Political Intrigue by Derek Wilson

An illuminating examination of the careers of the six Thomases, whose lives are described in parallel- their family and social origins, their pathways to the royal council chamber, their occupancy of the seige perilous, and the tragedies which, one by one, overwhelmed them.

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In the Lion's Court Reviews


"Derek Wilson's prose style... is both masterful and lively. He writes with great conviction and a breathtaking attention to the kind of personal detail that makes his books such compelling reading." -Alison Weir

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GOR001194677
In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII - A Study in Political Intrigue by Derek Wilson
Derek Wilson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cornerstone
2001-04-05
590
0091801184
9780091801182
N/A
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