The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn: Family Politics at the Court of Henry VIII

The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn: Family Politics at the Court of Henry VIII

by Retha M. Warnicke, Anne Boleyn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521370000

ISBN-13: 9780521370004

Pub. Date: 10/27/1989

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The execution of Henry VIII's second queen in 1536 has traditionally been attributed to a conspiracy masterminded by Thomas Cromwell. This radical reinterpretation focuses instead on the many intrigues that pervaded Henry's court.

Overview

The execution of Henry VIII's second queen in 1536 has traditionally been attributed to a conspiracy masterminded by Thomas Cromwell. This radical reinterpretation focuses instead on the many intrigues that pervaded Henry's court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521370004
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/27/1989
Series:
Canto Book Series
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Introduction: Queen Anne; 1. Boleyn origins; 2. Family alliances; 3. Henry's challenge; 4. Papal response; 5. Anne's turn; 6. Queen's patronage 7. Harem politics; 8. Sexual heresy; 9. Royal legacy; Appendix A. The legacy of Nicholas Sander; Appendix B. The choirbook of Anne Boleyn; Appendix C. Two poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt; Notes; Index.

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