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A Brief History of Henry VIII

Reformer and Tyrant

Derek Wilson

Described by Derek Wilson as 'a magnificent piece of propaganda', Holbein's portrait of Henry VIII depicts a proud, belligerent and powerful monarch. Wilson argues that a realistic understanding of Henry requires 'the rejection of this forceful icon' and, drawing on a lifetime's work on this period, his study provides a fresh assessment of the king's character and his response to the bewildering changes of the Renaissance and Reformation era.

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  • Publisher: Robinson
  • Year: 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 402pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 197x127mm
  • ISBN: 9781845299033
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
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