Henry VIII: The King and His Court

Henry VIII: The King and His Court

Alison Weir


For lovers of Wolf Hall, Alison Weir’s New York instances bestselling biography of Henry VIII brilliantly brings to lifestyles the king, the courtroom, and the interesting women and men who vied for its pleasures and rewards.

“WEIR’S publication OUTSHINES ALL past reviews OF HENRY. superbly written, exhaustive in its study, it's a gem. . . . She succeeds masterfully in making Henry and his six other halves . . . come alive for the reader.”—Philadelphia Inquirer

Henry VIII, well known for his command of strength and celebrated for his mind, presided over essentially the most magnificent–and dangerous–courts in Renaissance Europe. by no means sooner than has an in depth, own biography of this charismatic monarch been set opposed to the cultural, social, and political historical past of his glittering court docket. Now Alison Weir, writer of the best royal chronicles of our time, brings to bright lifestyles the turbulent, complicated determine of the King. choked with colourful description, meticulous in old element, wealthy in pageantry, intrigue, ardour, and comfort, Weir brilliantly renders King Henry VIII, his court docket, and the interesting women and men who vied for its pleasures and rewards. the result's a completely spellbinding learn.

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