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Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII
Six Wives The Queens of Henry VIII
Author: David Starkey
No one in history had a more eventful career in matrimony than Henry VIII. His marriages were daring and tumultuous, and made instant legends of six very different women. What could make him marry six times? In this remarkable new study, David Starkey argues that the king was not a depraved philanderer, but someone seeking happiness -- and a son...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780694010431
ISBN-10: 069401043X
Publication Date: 7/1/2003
Pages: 880
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3.6 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: HarperCollins
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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...the poor things!

Starkey not only fleshes out Henry's queens as wives and monarchs but as women politics. No surprises, but far more contemporaneous events here than usually is found in books on on the subject.


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