The Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser

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In an evocative portrait of Tudor England, the author of The Warrior Queens presents a provocative study of the diverse and complex characters of the six wives of Henry VIII and their impact on their world. 50,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

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Antonia Fraser is the author of numerous internationally bestselling biographies, including "The Six Wives of Henry VIII" and "Cromwell: Our Chief of Men".
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Alfred A Knopf. 512 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Fraser's scrupulously researched recuperative study of Henry VIII's six queens makes a major contribution to feminist scholarship.

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Fraser ( Mary, Queen of Scots ) here turns to the reign of Henry VIII, who ruled from 1509-1547, and the six women he married: Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anna of Cleves, Katherine Howard and Catherine Parr.

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Although four of the six wives of Henry VIII managed to keep theirs in place, only Anna of Cleves and Catherine Parr seemed to have enjoyed life after Henry.

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