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1536 - the Year That Changed Henry Viii

Suzannah Lipscomb
1536 - the Year That Changed Henry Viii
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1536 - the Year That Changed Henry Viii

Suzannah Lipscomb

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The stereotype of Henry VIII presents us with the image of a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was ever political in intent.

^^Moving beyond this caricature, 1536 - focusing on a pivotal year in the life of the King - reveals a fuller portrait of this complex monarch, detailing the finer shades of humanity that have so long been overlooked. We discover that in 1536 Henry met many failures - physical, personal, and political - and emerged from them a different man: a revolutionary new king who proceeded to transform a nation and reform a religion.

^^A compelling story, 1536 shows what a profound difference can be made by changing the heart of a king.
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The stereotype of Henry VIII presents us with the image of a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was ever political in intent.

^^Moving beyond this caricature, 1536 - focusing on a pivotal year in the life of the King - reveals a fuller portrait of this complex monarch, detailing the finer shades of humanity that have so long been overlooked. We discover that in 1536 Henry met many failures - physical, personal, and political - and emerged from them a different man: a revolutionary new king who proceeded to transform a nation and reform a religion.

^^A compelling story, 1536 shows what a profound difference can be made by changing the heart of a king.
-Publisher.


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'1536' focuses on a pivotal year in the life of Henry VIII, revealing a fuller portrait of this complex monarch and detailing the finer shades of humanity that have so long been overlooked.
- Publisher

Henry VIII is known stereotypically as a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was largely political in intent. By focusing on a pivotal year in the life of Henry, this study moves beyond the caricature to reveal a fuller portrait of this complex monarch. In 1536, Henry met many failures-physical, personal, and political-and emerged from them a different man and a revolutionary new king who proceeded to transform a nation and a religion.


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Meet the Author

Suzannah Lipscomb

Suzannah Lipscomb is Research Curator at Hampton Court Palace. She read her D.Phil at Oxford in Early Modern History and is currently working on a major exhibition at Hampton Court to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's accession. She is the author of 1536: The Year That Changed Henry VIII

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  • Catalogue Code 285477
  • Product Code 9780745953656
  • ISBN 0745953654
  • EAN 9780745953656
  • Pages 240
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Children's
  • Publication Date Mar 2009
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.455kg

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