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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

First ed. published in 1929 under title: Henry the Eighth

SeriesModern library, 265
ContributionsHenry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547
The Physical Object
Pagination598 p
Number of Pages598
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14621898M

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This book mostly covers what Henry VIII was most known for: his six marriages and the separation of the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church. This was a pretty decent and interesting book if you want to quickly learn more about the life of Henry VIII but I wish there was a little more detail about possible causes that changed his personality so much/5(55). Henry VIII was survived by three children, each of whom sat on the throne of England: Edward VI (ruled –53), Mary I (ruled –58), and Elizabeth I (ruled –). In addition, he had several children who died soon after birth and an illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy, who died at age   Alison Weir's "Henry VIII: The King and His Court" is an excellent popular biography, written by the first great modern popularizer of the Tudor monarchy. It was published by Ballantine Books in The standard academic biography is still Neville Williams "Henry VIII and His Court" (Macmillan, ). The similarity of the titles is not an.   Henry VIII, king of England, was famously married six times and played a critical role in the English Reformation, turning his country into a Protestant nation. People Nostalgia.

  Henry VIII: First Years as King. Henry VIII took the throne at age 17 and married Catherine of Aragon six weeks later.   In Henry injured his left foot playing tennis, and the resultant swelling led him to adopt a single loose black velvet slipper, rapidly prompting a new fashion among his courtiers. 8 In the same year Henry was laid up at Canterbury with a ‘sorre legge’, the first record of a wound thought to be an ulcer, possibly on the by: 8.   On May Day , Henry VIII and his closest courtiers were celebrating with a joust at Greenwich when Henry was handed a note. Suddenly he got up, abandoning his wife, and demanded that Norris ride with him to Westminster. Henry VIII is one of the most famous & controversial kings of England. His fickle passions & demand for a male heir led him to marry six different women. Henry's divorce from his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon, led to his split with the Catholic Church & set The story of Henry the Eighth who became heir to the throne when he was not yet quite eleven years old/5(7).

  A new novel by Tudor historian Alison Weir outlines a controversial alternative to the oft-cited account of Henry VIII’s divorce from his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. As Sarah Knapton reports Author: Meilan Solly. It is ironic, then, that his most significant historical achievement was the destruction of the Roman Catholic faith in England. The impact of the Henrician reformation forever altered the course of English history. Henry VIII, who had indulged in endless diplomatic squabbles and foreign wars, left no grand achievement beyond his own borders.   Henry VIII of England On J King Henry VIII was born at Greenwich Palace in England. He was the third child of “Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.” ("Henry VIII ") The first child of Henry VII and Elizabeth was a boy named Arthur. The second child was a girl named Margaret. The fourth child was a little girl named Mary. After Henry's death, she married Thomas Seymour, uncle of Edward VI of England, to whom she had formed an attachment prior to her marriage with Henry. She had one child by Seymour, Mary, and died shortly after childbirth.