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The Marrying of Anne of Cleves


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Februar 2015

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This revisionist, in-depth account of the protocol and sexual politics attending the courtship and marriage of Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves presents her and the king in a wholly new light from the stereotypes presented in existing works. 23 halftones. 1 map. 3 genealogical tables.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Introduction; 2. English negotiators; 3. Candidate pool; 4. Cleves selection; 5. Traveling bride; 6. Royal greeter; 7. Queen consort; 8. King's scapegoat; 9. Henry's sister; 10. Conclusion.

Pressestimmen

'Review of the hardback: I have nothing but praise for this 'fresh and original' treatment of a most unsatisfactory episode in English history.' The Canterra Times Review of the hardback: '... a fascinating study which sheds much needed ... light on a murky period in our history.' Contemporary Review
EAN: 9780521770378
ISBN: 0521770378
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2015
Seitenanzahl: 376 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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