By Judith John

ISBN-10: 178274133X

ISBN-13: 9781782741336

Divorced, beheaded, died,
Divorced, beheaded, survived.
– the fates of Henry VIII’s wives

Beginning with the victory of Henry Tudor over Richard III at Bosworth box in 1485, and finishing with the demise of the childless Elizabeth I in 1603 following a 45-year reign, the Tudor dynasty marks a interval in British background the place England was once remodeled from a minor medieval nation to a preeminent eu strength at the verge of empire.

Yet this era of significant upheaval had a depressing part: Henry VIII’s infamous holiday with the Roman Catholic Church and his divorce or execution of 4 of his six better halves; the unhappy tale of teenaged girl Jane gray, who was once monarch for simply 9 days prior to being finished in want of the Catholic Mary I; and Queen Elizabeth I, who defeated the Spanish Armada, suppressed the Irish uprising, and subsidized pirates and slave investors within the quest for brand spanking new territories in America.

Illustrated with a hundred and eighty photos, work, and illustrations, darkish historical past of the Tudors is an interesting, available account of the homicide, adultery, and non secular turmoil that characterised England’s so much notorious royal dynasty.

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