The mistresses of Henry VIII by Kelly Hart

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Published by History Press in Stroud .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Henry -- VIII, -- King of England, -- 1491-1547 -- Relations with women,
  • Mistresses -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Paramours -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-219) and index.

Book details

StatementKelly Hart.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA332 .H27 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23932077M
ISBN 100752448358
ISBN 109780752448350
LC Control Number2009455986

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The Mistresses of Henry VIII takes a look at not just the three ladies-in-waiting that the king made first his mistresses and later his queens, but also those women who entertained him, but never acquired the status of queen.

Some were mothers or possible mothers of his illegitimate children, others were there to entertain or amuse him.4/5(50). The Mistresses of Henry VIII takes a look at the three ladies-in-waiting that the king made first his mistresses and later his queens, but also those women who entertained him, but never acquired the status of queen.

Some were mothers or possible mothers of his illegitimate children, others were there to entertain or amuse him.4/5. In this book Henry’s mistresses are rescued from obscurity. The 16th century was a time of profound changes in religion and society across Europe—and some of Henry’s lovers were at the forefront of influencing these events.3/5(3).

The Mistresses of Henry VIII by Kelly Hart () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(49). The Mistresses of Henry VIII takes a look at not just the three ladies-in-waiting that the king made first his mistresses and later his queens, but also those women who entertained him, but never acquired the status of queen.

Some were mothers or possible mothers of his illegitimate children, others were there to entertain or amuse him/5(5). In this book, Henry’s mistresses are rescued from obscurity. The 16th century was a time of profound changes in religion and society across Europe—and some of Henry’s lovers were at the forefront of influencing these events/5(4).

The Six wives and the many Mistresses of Henry VIII is a rich addition to my Tudor book shelves and to women's studies.

This book is really a HERstory of the women of Henry's life written in a way that it hasn't been written before/5(45). The Other Tudors brings together for the first time the 'other women' of King Henry VIII.

When he first came to the throne, Henry VIII's mistresses were dalliances, the playthings of a powerful and handsome man. However, when Anne Boleyn disrupted that pattern, ousting Katherine of Aragon to become Henry's wife, a new status quo was established/5().

Seventeen-year-old Henry VIII was 'a youngling, he cares for nothing but girls and hunting.' Henry was considered a demi-god by his subjects, so each woman he chose was someone who had managed to stand out in a crowd of stunning ladies.

This book offers an insight into the love life of Henry, and the twelve women who knew the man behind the mask.3/5(3). In The Six Wives & Many Mistresses of Henry VIII: The Women's Stories Amy Licence has put a fresh light on the love life of one of the world's most notorious Kings.

Amy Licence has a beautiful way of telling a story with non-fiction; at times you forget it is not a historical novel but a splendidly researched work of authenticities and verifiable detail/5.

Henry VIII, King of England, -- Relations with women, Mistresses -- Great Britain -- Biography, Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Paramours -- Biography, Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, Publisher Stroud: History Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin FoundationPages: With "The Other Tudors: Henry VIII's Mistresses & Bastards", Phillipa Jones takes we the reader on a disjointed & at times utterly confusing trip through may loves & children of England's King Henry VIII/5.

Everyone knows that Henry VIII had six wives, but how many people know much about his mistresses. I certainly didn't, so found this book very interesting. The author has clearly done her research, and tells the story of Henry's lovers alongside that of his marriages, as the two are very closely intertwined/5(47).

The Mistresses of Henry VIII () The Mistresses of Henry VIII attests that while the lives and personalities of Henry VIII and his six wives are well documented, Henry was involved in numerous affairs with women who have been largely forgotten by history. Hart’s book claims to ‘rescue’ these women from ‘obscurity’ relating the tales of Henry’s lesser known lady loves.

The Mistresses of Henry VIII Anne Hastings. Innot long after becoming king, Henry is said to have had an affair with a noble lady who was Étiennette de la Baum.

The next time we hear anything about a mistress is after Henry’s war with France. The Mistresses of Henry VIII takes a look at not just the three ladies-in-waiting that the king made first his mistresses and later his queens, but also those women who entertained him, but never acquired the status of queen.

Some were mothers or possible mothers of his illegitimate children, others were there to entertain or amuse him.4/5(60).

The Mistresses of Henry VIII eBook: Hart, Kelly: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists 4/5(60). King Henry VIII is most famous for going through 6 wives. But the king was by no means a serial monogamist.

Here are the stories of the women known to have warmed the thoughts and the bed of Henry. Henry was considered a demi-god by his subjects, so each woman he chose was someone who had managed to s The Mistresses of Henry VIII - Read book online Read online: Seventeen-year-old Henry VIII was 'a youngling, he cares for nothing but girls and hunting.'.

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Amy Licence is a journalist and historian and the author of books including In Bed With the Tudors (Amberley Publishing, ), The Six Wives and Many Mistresses of Henry VIII, (Amberley Publishing, ) and Elizabeth of York: The Forgotten Tudor Queen (Amberley Publishing, ).Author: Ellie Cawthorne.

The full story of the "other women" in Henry VIII's life is presented here—everyone knows about the six wives, but this thrilling account of love, lust, and betrayal examines the mistresses From an exciting new voice in Tudor history comes the story of Henry's mistresses—the six mistresses that historians agree upon, and several more /5(47).

Elizabeth Blount, known as Bessie, was Henry VIII’s mistress and mother of his illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy. She is a subject of Elizabeth Norton’s meticulously researched biography Bessie Blount: The King's Mistress kindly sent to me by Amberley Publishing/5.

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The Six wives and the many Mistresses of Henry VIII is a rich addition to my Tudor book shelves and to women's studies.

This book is really a HERstory of the women of Henry's life written in a way that it hasn't been written before/5(63). King Henry VIII died on 28 January This post does not deal with women like Mistress Webbe who were regarded as so unimportant that they deserved absolutely no mention in court correspondence.

Henry VIII was married to Catherine of Aragon from (briefly married to both Catherine and Anne Boleyn before Cranmer dissolved. The Six Wives and Many Mistresses of Henry VIII is a wonderful, exquisitely written investigation into the lives of the women in Henry VIII’s life.

Amy Licence has been a teacher for over a decade. She has an MA in Medieval and Tudor Studies and has published several scholarly articles on the Tudors.

By Elizabeth Blount (mistress; bore the only illegitimate child Henry VIII acknowledged as his son) Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset 15 June Father: Henry VII of England. Mary Boleyn, also known as Lady Mary (c.

/ – 19 July ), was the sister of English queen consort Anne Boleyn, whose family enjoyed considerable influence during the reign of King Henry VIII.

Mary was one of the mistresses of Henry VIII for an unknown period of time. It has been rumoured that she bore two of the king's children, though Henry did not acknowledge either of them as Born: c.

/, Blickling Hall, Norfolk. The Six Wives & Many Mistresses of Henry VIII: The Women’s Stories Posted on Novem Author kyra Although the general public remembers Henry VIII as a tart-chasing tartar, many modern historians such as Lacey Baldwin Smith have defended the king as a rather “prudish” man with more wives than mistresses.

Henry II. Henry II had several long-term mistresses, including Annabel de Balliol and Rosamund Clifford. He had some illegitimate children by them; but the most prominent of these, Geoffrey (later Archbishop of York) and William (later Earl of Salisbury), were by other women.

Edward II. Edward II (25 April – 21 September ), was King of England from until he was deposed in. Henry loved women, we all know that - let's learn about the women who were his mistresses.

Tudors Dynasty Podcast For more podcasts go to: The mistresses of Henry VIII. [Kelly Hart] -- Seventeen-year-old Henry VIII was 'a youngling, he cares for nothing but girls and hunting.' Henry was considered a demi-god by his subjects, so each woman he chose was someone who had managed to.

This book is highly recommended to anyone who wants to learn more about the women in Henry’s life from his well documented wives to the mistresses and potential wives we know little about. A book that is fascinating from start to finish, it is a book you’ll find difficult to put down as you want to learn more with each turn of the page.

King's mistress. One of the Shelton sisters is believed to have been King Henry's mistress for a six-month period beginning in Februaryaccording to statements about mistresses made by the Imperial ambassador, Eustace Chapuys, who referred to Mistress Shelton.

According to biographer Antonia Fraser, this was Margaret Shelton. This book challenges the long-standing view of the king as a lover. It is a frequently repeated statement that Henry VIII only had two mistresses – Elizabeth Blount and Mary Boleyn – and, indeed, beside his French peer, the sybaritic and syphilitic Francis I, his track record with women makes him appear demure, even restrained.4/5(32).

I would be shocked if another monarch was more popular than Henry VIII and his six wives. No matter what, they always draw attention. People visit the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace to see where they lived and died.

They rewatch things like The Tudors and The Other Boleyn Girl in an attempt to get their fix. However, there are also more than enough books to keep you occupied .

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