1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII

1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII

by Suzannah Lipscomb
     
 

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Henry VIII is known stereotypically as a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was largely political in intent. By focusing on a pivotal year in the life of Henry, this study moves beyond the caricature to reveal a fuller portrait of this complex

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Henry VIII is known stereotypically as a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was largely political in intent. By focusing on a pivotal year in the life of Henry, this study moves beyond the caricature to reveal a fuller portrait of this complex monarch. In 1536, Henry met many failures—physical, personal, and political—and emerged from them a different man and a revolutionary new king who proceeded to transform a nation and a religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745959030
Publisher:
Lion Hudson
Publication date:
03/20/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
799,360
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author


Suzannah Lipscomb is a research curator at Hampton Court Palace.

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