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The Six Wives of Henry VIII

The Six Wives of Henry VIII( )
Author: Weir, Alison
ISBN:978-0-09-952362-8
Publication Date:Mar 2008
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

One of the most powerful monarchs in British history, Henry VIII ruled England in unprecedented splendour. In this remarkable composite biography, Alison Weir brings Henry's six wives vividly to life, revealing each as a distinct and compelling personality in her own right. Drawing upon the rich fund of documentary material from the Tudor period, The Six Wives of Henry VIII shows us a court where personal needs frequently influenced public events and where a life of gorgeously...
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Book Details
Pages:656
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
History / Europe / Great Britain / Tudor & Elizabethan Era (1485-1603)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 20 x 4.4 cm
Book Weight:0.481 Kilograms
Author Biography
Weir, Alison (Author)
Alison Weir was born in London, England on July 8, 1951. She received training to be a teacher with a concentration in history from the North Western Polytechnic. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a civil servant and ran her own school for children with learning difficulties from 1991 to 1997. Her first book, Britain's Royal Families, was published in 1989. Her other books include The Six Wives of Henry VIII; Children of England; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Henry VIII: King and Court; Mary, Queen of Scots; and Isabella.

Her first novel, Innocent Traitor, was published in 2006. Her other novels include The Lady Elizabeth, The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn, The Captive Queen, A Dangerous Inheritance, and Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen.

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