The Six Wives of Henry VIII
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Fraser, Antonia
Shows Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katharine Howard and Catherine Parr to be more than mere victims of King Henry's obsession with a male heir. Antonia Fraser proves that they were rich and feisty characters with remarkable degrees of spirit and defiance. A sympathetic portrait of each wife emerges, with details of the inevitable great rivalry between them, so high were the stakes in the dangerous game of marrying the King of England. There was the desperate jealousy, too, of Queens who found themselves abandoned, and, more menacing still, the jealousy of the King who discovered himself betrayed....
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