Anne Boleyn: Henry VIII's Obsession

Anne Boleyn: Henry VIII's Obsession

by Elizabeth Norton

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Doomed queen of Henry VIII, mother to Elizabeth I, the epic story of Anne Boleyn.Anne Boleyn was the most controversial and scandalous woman ever to sit on the throne of England. From her early days at the imposing Hever Castle in Kent, to the glittering courts of Paris and London, Anne caused a stir wherever she went. Alluring but not beautiful, Anne's wit and poise won her numerous admirers at the English court, and caught the roving eye of King Henry. Anne was determined to shape her own destiny, first through a secret engagement to Henry Percy, the heir of the Earl of Northumberland, and later through her insistence on marriage with the king, after a long and tempestuous relationship as his mistress. Their love affair was as extreme as it was deadly, from Henry's 'mine own sweetheart' to 'cursed and poisoning whore' her fall from grace was total.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848685147
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 05/18/2010
Pages: 191
Sales rank: 328,874
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Norton gained her first degree from the University of Cambridge, and her Masters from the University of Oxford. She has written many books on the Tudors and England’s Queens for Amberley. She lives in Kingston Upon Thames.

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Anne Boleyn: Henry VIII's Obsession 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Jenenamorado More than 1 year ago
LOVE this book if youre an Anne Boleyn fan you must read this book i cant get enough of Anne and so i have practically read almost all biographies on her. This book is different than any other its mainly what the title says Henry VIII obsession. LOVE it.