At Home with Henry VIII: His Life, His Wives, His Palaces


Henry VIII is one of the most recognisable of English monarchs, famous for his great weight, and his six wives. But what was it really like to be Henry, or to be married to him? How did he live, and where? Who were his servants and what did they do? What clothes did he and his wives wear, how did they entertain themselves, and who did they choose to spend time with? Behind the well-known image of Henry in his later years lies a fascinating story of a man driven by private passions – the desire for a legitimate son and heir, a compulsion to collect wealth and to spend it – and by the need to control the constant power struggles among his courtiers. Rose Shepherd reveals the day to day life of Henry read more

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ISBN:

9781782491606

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

24cm x 19cm

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir , Pop Culture

Publisher:

CICO

Published:

01 October 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rose Shepherd