Six Wives The Queens Of Henry Viii
Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. These labels tend to define the lives of the six wives of haughty King Henry VIII, ruler of Tudor England. The memorable king often overshadows these six characters, their stories fading away behind
The tragic lives of Henry VIII and his six wives are reimagined by seven acclaimed and bestselling authors in this riveting novel, perfect for fans of Wolf Hall and Netflix's The Crown. He was King Henry VIII, a charismatic and extravagant ruler obsessed with both his power as king and with siring a male heir. They were his queens-six ill-fated women, each bound for divorce, or beheading, or death.
The English Crown is one of the oldest surviving governing bodies in the world. Hosted by the erudite, energetic Dr. David Starkey (The Six Wives of Henry VIII), this series tells the epic and bloody stories of Britain's kings and queens from the Saxon era (Alfred the Great) to the early 20th century (Victoria). Filmed on location in castles, churches, and battlegrounds, the complete UK broadcast edition includes episodes not seen on PBS.
This fascinating and occasionally salacious historical study delves into the lives of six Tudor women celebrated for their reputed wickedness. Collected here are illuminating accounts of Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard, the two consorts of Henry VIII who were executed for adultery; Anne Seymour, duchess of Somerset, and Lettice Dudley, countess of Essex and Leicester, two defamed noblewomen; and Jane and Alice More, the two wives of Sir Thomas More who were charged with contrariness and shrewishness.