Catharine of Aragon was a staunch though misguided woman of principle; Anne Boleyn, an ambitious adventuress with a penchant for vengeance; Jane Seymour, a strong-minded matriarch in the making; Anne of Cleves, a good-natured woman who jumped at the chance of independence; Catharine Howard, an empty-headed wanton; and Catharine Parr, a kind-hearted blue-stocking who was all too human when it came to a handsome rogue. This composite biography of Henry VIII's wives depicts a Tudor England where personal needs and private emotion could, and frequently did, override or influence national events. The author also wrote "The Princes in the Tower".
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"A thrilling and chilling story" Sunday Telegraph "At last we have the truth about Henry VIII's wives. This book is as reliable and scholarly as it is readable" -- A. L. Rowse Evening Standard "An entertaining account of Henry VIII's complicated domestic history. It is full of interesting detail... Alison Weir's treatment of this perennially fascinating subject is a beguiling one" -- Anne Somerset London Review of BooksBook Description:
Thoroughly researched and with a real understanding of the times these six fascinating women lived through, Alison Weir's book reveals a Tudor England where personal needs and private emotion could, and frequently did, override or influence national events.
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