Henry VIII Takes the Field of the Cloth of Gold

Henry VIII Takes the Field of the Cloth of Gold

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by Charles L. Mee, Jr.
     
 

The illusion of power - the spectacle of politics - as it is used to dazzle one’s own followers, to fool an opponent, and to bemuse oneself has never been displayed more grandly than in the meeting in 1520 of England’s Henry VII and the French King Francis I on the Field of the Cloth of Gold. Here, in this Snap from award-winning writer Charles L. Mee,…  See more details below

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The illusion of power - the spectacle of politics - as it is used to dazzle one’s own followers, to fool an opponent, and to bemuse oneself has never been displayed more grandly than in the meeting in 1520 of England’s Henry VII and the French King Francis I on the Field of the Cloth of Gold. Here, in this Snap from award-winning writer Charles L. Mee, Jr., is the little-told story of how the two kings made peace - but only for a relative moment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015514797
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Charles L. Mee, Jr., is the author of a dozen books of history, on such subjects as the origins of the Cold War, summit diplomacy, and the American Constitutional Convention. He was for some years the editor-in-chief of Horizon, a magazine of history, literature, and the arts. In recent years, he has written several dozen plays, which have been produced in New York, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Istanbul, and southern India, among other places around the world. Among his many honors, he has received the award for lifetime achievement in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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