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    DescriptionOne of the most powerful monarchs in British history, Henry VIII ruled England in unprecedented splendour. In this remarkable composite biography, Alison Weir brings Henry's six wives vividly to life, revealing each as a distinct and compelling personality in her own right. Drawing upon the rich fund of documentary material from the Tudor period, The Six Wives of Henry VIII shows us a court where personal needs frequently influenced public events and where a life of gorgeously ritualised pleasure was shot through with ambition, treason and violence.


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    Title
    The Six Wives of Henry VIII
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alison Weir
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 656
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 39 mm
    Weight: 471 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099523628
    ISBN 10: 0099523620
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    DC22: 942.0520922
    BISAC V2.8: BIO014000, BIO006000, HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKE, 3JB
    Thema V1.0: NH, DNBR, NHD
    Illustrations note
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    Publisher
    VINTAGE
    Imprint name
    VINTAGE
    Publication date
    03 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Alison Weir was born in London and now resides in Surrey. Before becoming a published author in 1989, she was a civil servant, then a housewife and mother. From 1991 to 1997, whilst researching and writing books, she ran a school for children with learning difficulties before taking up writing full-time. Her fourteen history books include The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Lancaster and York, Children of England , Elizabeth the Queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine , Mary, Queen of Scots, Henry VIII: King and Court, Isabella, Katherine Swynford and, most recently Lady in the Tower. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
    Review quote
    "A thrilling and chilling story" Sunday Telegraph "At last we have the truth about Henry VIII's wives. This book is as reliable and scholarly as it is readable" -- A. L. Rowse Evening Standard "An entertaining account of Henry VIII's complicated domestic history. It is full of interesting detail... Alison Weir's treatment of this perennially fascinating subject is a beguiling one" -- Anne Somerset London Review of Books