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The Six Wives of Henry VIII

By: David Loades

Price: $19.90

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 003152


The story of Henry VIII and his six wives has passed from history into legend - taught in the cradle as a cautionary tale and remembered in adulthood as an object lesson in the dangers of marrying into royalty. The true story behind the legend, however, remains obscure to most people, whose knowledge of the affair begins and ends with the aide memoire 'Divorced, executed, died, divorce, executed, survived'. David Loades' masterly book recounts the whole sorry tale in det... View more info

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The Illustrated Six Wives of Henry VIII

By: Elizabeth Norton

Price: $24.90

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003557


Henry VIII had the most controversial love life of the Tudor period, and he remains Britain's most famous king because of it. His pursuit of a male heir for his throne led him to cast aside five consecutive wives and bring about the reformation of the Catholic Church, changing the face of British history as he broke from the pope and tradition. But who were the women who were instrumental in causing this change? Why was Catherine of Aragon divorced and Anne Boleyn behead... View more info

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Anne of Cleves: Henry VIII's Discarded Bride

By: Elizabeth Norton

Price: $19.90

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 000528


The first major biography of Henry VIII least favourite wife - but the one who outlived them all. 'I like her not!' was the verdict of Henry VIII on meeting his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, for the first time. Anne could have said something similar on meeting Henry and, having been promised the most handsome prince in Europe, she was destined to be disappointed in the elderly and corpulent king. Henry also felt that Anne was not as she had been described, complaining tha... View more info

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Mary Boleyn: The True Story of Henry VIII's Favourite Mistress

By: Josephine Wilkinson

Price: $21.90

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 000520


The scandalous true story of Mary Boleyn, infamous sister of Anne, and mistress of Henry VIII. Mary Boleyn, 'the infamous other Boleyn girl', began her court career as the mistress of the king of France. Francois I of France would later call her 'The Great Prostitute' and the slur stuck. The bete-noir of her family, Mary was married her off to a minor courtier but it was not long before she caught the eye of Henry VIII and a new affair began. Although a bright star at He... View more info

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Intimate Letters of England's Kings

By: Margaret Sanders

Price: $24.90

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 003558


This selection of intimate letters of England s kings is sure to intrigue anyone with an interest in the personal lives of some of England s most powerful men. Intimate Letters of England s Kings starts with Henry VII (1457 1509) and ends with William IV (1765 1837), and provides the reader with an illuminating insight into the lives of these men, from Henry VIII s declaration of love to Anne Boleyn to the letter written by Charles II to his wife Catherine of Braganza.Ch... View more info