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The Private Lives of the Tudors

The Private Lives of the Tudors Book
Author : Tracy Borman
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2016-05-19
ISBN : 1444782916
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'Borman approaches her topic with huge enthusiasm and a keen eye for entertaining...this is a very human story of a remarkable family, full of vignettes that sit long in the mind.' Dan Jones, The Sunday Times 'Tracy Borman's eye for detail is impressive; the book is packed with fascinating courtly minutiae... this is a wonderful book.' The Times 'Borman is an authoritative and engaging writer, good at prising out those humanising details that make the past alive to us.' The Observer 'Fascinating, detailed account of the everyday reality of the royals... This is a book of rich scholarship.' Daily Mail 'Tracy Borman's passion for the Tudor period shines forth from the pages of this fascinatingly detailed book, which vividly illuminates what went on behind the scenes at the Tudor court.' Alison Weir 'I do not live in a corner. A thousand eyes see all I do.' Elizabeth I The Tudor monarchs were constantly surrounded by an army of attendants, courtiers and ministers. Even in their most private moments, they were accompanied by a servant specifically appointed for the task. A groom of the stool would stand patiently by as Henry VIII performed his daily purges, and when Elizabeth I retired for the evening, one of her female servants would sleep at the end of her bed. These attendants knew the truth behind the glamorous exterior. They saw the tears shed by Henry VII upon the death of his son Arthur. They knew the tragic secret behind 'Bloody' Mary's phantom pregnancies. And they saw the 'crooked carcass' beneath Elizabeth I's carefully applied makeup, gowns and accessories. It is the accounts of these eyewitnesses, as well as a rich array of other contemporary sources that historian Tracy Borman has examined more closely than ever before. With new insights and discoveries, and in the same way that she brilliantly illuminated the real Thomas Cromwell - The Private Life of the Tudors will reveal previously unexamined details about the characters we think we know so well.

The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs

The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs Book
Author : Christopher Falkus
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1974
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"As with all monarchs who rule as well as reign, the gap between the public and private lives of the Tudors is a narrow one. The marriages of Henry VIII and the courtships of Elizabeth were affairs of state; just as th business of government was, in part, a matter of the sovereign's domestic routine. In another sense the Tudors had virtually no private life at all, for privacy itself was a very rare commodity at Court. From morning until night - and through the night - they were almost never alone, accompanied as they were by servants, ladies- or gentlemen-in-waiting, courtiers, officials, favourites, place-seekers. Yet it is precisely this merging of the public and private which gives a special significance to an understanding of the monarchs as personalities, for their characters, temperaments, tastes, qualities, defects, accomplishments, must be viewed in the context of an intensely personal style of government. The selection of documents presented here is intended to reflect some of these aspects, and to illustrate from contemporary material the less formal side of Tudor kingship." -- preface, p. [7].

The Private Lives of the Tudors

The Private Lives of the Tudors Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2016
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Henry VIII

Henry VIII Book
Author : Tracy Borman
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018-11
ISBN : 9781473649897
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Tudors

The Tudors Book
Author : Richard Rex
Publisher : Tempus Pub Limited
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This text concentrates on the personalities of this great royal dynasty, their relations with on another and the differing efforts each made in maintaining the family's grip on the English throne.

Uncrowned Queen

Uncrowned Queen Book
Author : Nicola Tallis
Publisher : Basic Books
Release : 2020-07-28
ISBN : 1541617886
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An "impeccably researched and beautifully written" biography of Lady Margaret Beaufort, matriarch of the Tudor dynasty (Tracy Borman, author of The Private Lives of the Tudors and Elizabeth's Women). In 1485, Henry VII became the first Tudor king of England. His victory owed much to his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort. Over decades and across countries, Margaret had schemed to install her son on the throne and end the War of the Roses. Margaret's extraordinarily close relationship with Henry, coupled with her role in political and ceremonial affairs, ensured that she was treated -- and behaved -- as a queen in all but name. Against a lavish backdrop of pageantry and ambition, court intrigue and war, historian Nicola Tallis illuminates how a dynamic, brilliant woman orchestrated the rise of the Tudors.

Folio

Folio Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1975
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him Book
Author : Tracy Borman
Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
Release : 2019-08
ISBN : 9781473649910
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'An outstanding work of historical artistry, a brilliantly woven and pacy story of the men who surrounded, influenced and sometimes plagued Henry VIII.' Alison Weir Henry VIII is well known for his tumultuous relationships with women, and he is often defined by his many marriages. But what do we see if we take a different look? When we see Henry through the men in his life, a new perspective on this famous king emerges. Henry's relationships with the men who surrounded him reveal much about his beliefs, behaviour and character. They show him to be capable of fierce, but seldom abiding loyalty; of raising men only to destroy them later. He loved to be attended and entertained by boisterous young men who shared his passion for sport, but at other times he was more diverted by men of intellect, culture and wit. Often trusting and easily led by his male attendants and advisers during the early years of his reign, he matured into a profoundly suspicious and paranoid king whose favour could be suddenly withdrawn, as many of his later servants found to their cost. His cruelty and ruthlessness would become ever more apparent as his reign progressed, but the tenderness that he displayed towards those he trusted proves that he was never the one-dimensional monster that he is often portrayed as. In this fascinating and often surprising new biography, Tracy Borman reveals Henry's personality in all its multi-faceted, contradictory glory.

Observer

Observer Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1975
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The New York Times Book Review

The New York Times Book Review Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1975
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Palaces and Parks of Richmond and Kew The palaces of Shene and Richmond

Palaces and Parks of Richmond and Kew  The palaces of Shene and Richmond Book
Author : John Cloake
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Richmond and Kew share a long history as an important royal estate, the site of a succession of palaces and parks from the original manor house and the two medieval royal palaces of Shene to the great Tudor palace in the Old Deer Park. This volume takes the story up to 1660. âeoeMr. Cloake has managed to combine a readable style and over 200 illustrations with scholarly and authoritative research ...âe The Richmond and Twickenham Times

Tudors

Tudors Book
Author : Richard Rex,Suzannah Lipscomb
Publisher : Amberley Pub Plc
Release : 2014-11-13
ISBN : 9781445643717
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The illustrated history of the Tudors from the finest historians working on the period today.

Tennis

Tennis Book
Author : Roger Morgan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Private Life of Warren Hastings

The Private Life of Warren Hastings Book
Author : Sir Charles Lawson
Publisher : London : Swan
Release : 1895
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Private Life of Warren Hastings First Governor general of India

The Private Life of Warren Hastings  First Governor general of India Book
Author : Charles Lawson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1895
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Entertaining Elizabeth I

Entertaining Elizabeth I Book
Author : June Osborne
Publisher : Bishopsgate PressLtd
Release : 1989
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Private World of Tasha Tudor

The Private World of Tasha Tudor Book
Author : Tasha Tudor,Richard Brown
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release : 1992-10-28
ISBN : 9780316112925
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A passage into the private and anachronistic world of a favorite children's author and illustrator follows her throughout the seasons as she lives on her Vermont farm without electricity, plumbing, or other modern amenities. 30,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo.

Folio 50

Folio 50 Book
Author : Paul W. Nash,Sue Bradbury,Folio Society (London, England)
Publisher : British Library Board
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Folio Society was Founded in 1947 'to Produce editions of the world's great literature, in a format worthy of the contents, at a price within the reach of everyman'. Half a century, and over a thousand books later, the name Folio has become synonymous with affordable fine editions -- books chosen for their enduring worth, handsomely designed, illustrated and bound, which reflect not just the traditional skills of the book-maker's art but also the tremendous possibilities opened up by new technology. "Folio 50", compiled by the distinguished bibliographer Paul W. Nash, is the first fully descriptive record of the Society's publications over its fifty years to date. It is sumptuously illustrated and contains a history of the Society, essays on Folio's design and production, and the personal reminiscences of writers, artists and Society members. This is a commemorative volume of outstanding usefulness.

Historical Portraits of the Tudor Dynasty and the Reformation Period

Historical Portraits of the Tudor Dynasty and the Reformation Period Book
Author : S. Hubert Burke
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1883
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors

A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors Book
Author : Anthony Blond
Publisher : Robinson Publishing
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the recent success of 'Rome' on BBC2, no one will look at the private lives of the Roman Emperors again in the same light. Anthony Blond's scandalous expose of the life of the Caesars is a must-read for all interested in what really went on in ancient Rome. Julius Caesar is usually presented as a glorious general when in fact he was an arrogant charmer and a swank; Augustus was so conscious of his height that he put lifts in his sandals. But they were nothing compared to Caligula, Claudius and Nero. This book is fascinating reading, eye-opening in its revelations and effortlessly entertaining.