The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn by Eric Ives

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This definitive biography of Anne Boleyn establishes her as a figure of considerable importance and influence in her own right.

A full biography of Anne Boleyn, based on the latest scholarly research.
Focusses on Anne’s life and legacy and establishes Anne as a figure of considerable importance and influence in her own right.
Adulteress or innocent victim? Looks afresh at the issues at the heart of Anne's downfall.
Pays attention to her importance as a patron of the arts, particularly in relation to Hans Holbein.
Presents evidence about Anne’s spirituality and her interest in the intellectual debates of the period.
Takes account of significant advances in knowledge in recent years.
 

About Eric Ives

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Eric Ives is Emeritus Professor of English History at the University of Birmingham. Ives has written widely on Tudor history, the history of law, and on the development of modern higher education. In 2001 he was awarded an OBE for services to history and the University of Birmingham.
 
Published June 9, 2008 by Wiley-Blackwell. 528 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel. Non-fiction

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The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn: The Most Happy by Eric Ives 480pp, Blackwell, £25.

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