Henry VIII: His Life and Legacy

Henry VIII: His Life and Legacy

by Kristin A. Sinclair


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- A Brief Introduction to the Lives of Henry VIII and His Successors for Novices of Tudor History -

Who was Henry VIII? What led him to marry six women? Who were they? Who were his successors?

Kristin Sinclair answers these questions in this brief and informative account of the life of England's most famous king and the lives of those who succeeded him - Edward VI, Lady Jane Grey, Mary I and Elizabeth I.

Also provided in the book are presentations of some key figures, a description of Tudor society, a chronology, a glossary and links to images and further information, making this an ideal book for students or others who are just beginning their explorations of Tudor history.

~ This is an excellent introduction to the vast subject of Henry VIII and the Tudors. History buffs who are often discouraged by the usual weighty tomes one is typically confronted with when reading up on the Tudors will love this book. ~

~ From start to finish this book is a fast-paced and delightful primer for anyone seeking to learn more about Henry VIII and the reign of the Tudors. ~

~ Sinclair's book covers the life of Henry and his wives and so much more. It is a great resource for the amatuer historian or just for the casual reader who loves history. In fact, even if you hated history in school, but wished it was more understandable or interesting, this book may be just what you are looking for. ~

~ If you have had your imagination tweaked by film and television, this book will provide an easily accessible and readable introduction to Henry VIII. This is a popular period of history and much has been written over the years, but the vast academic tomes are often not what the casual reader wants to wade through. Kristin has risen to the challenge and provided a great starting point for the Tudor history novice. ~

* The Kindle ebook also includes links in the text to glossary terms, as well as a weblink section with links to images and further information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478344797
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

KRISTIN SINCLAIR was educated at universities in the USA and Norway, where she studied history, philosophy, religion and the history of ideas. For the past two decades, she has lived in several countries, working as a writer and translator. Henry VIII: His Life and Legacy is her first book.

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