This was an excellent look at the wives of Henry VIII.
The prose of this book flows very naturally, making it feel more like fiction then biography, though the facts of the matter are clearly well researched.
I highly reccommend this book to anyone who is interested in the history of the British monarchy.
By the time I was finished with the book, I came away with the feeling that Henry VIII was a friggen sociopath--ready to kill--under the guise of King's authority-- anyone who... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Steven J. Torrey
For me, it’s Fraser. When I read these two books side by side, Fraser’s came across as more objective compared to Weir’s more opinionated text. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tuckerby
Love this book.. I am taking my time reading it which has been wonderful because there is so much to learn! :)Published 2 months ago by C. Frederick
A must read for tudor fans. Extremely well researched account of the reign of Henry the eighth and his many wivesPublished 2 months ago by Deb
DIVORCED, BEHEADED, DIED, DIVORCED, BEHEADED, SURVIVED. If you are not a hidebound anti-monarchist--some people are, with, let it be said, very good reason--you will remember... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Glenn J. Shea
Antonia Fraser's style brings these women to life in a way that most historians can't. Smart and engaging.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Very good read. Places each wife in context and puts a human face on each one.Published 4 months ago by Marie Filteau