The Autobiography of Henry VIII With Notes by His Fool

This is the story of England's most famous and notorious kingHenry was a charismatic ardent and brash young lover who married six times a scholar with a deep love of poetry and music an energetic hunter who loved the outdoors a monarch whose lack of a male heir haunted him incessantly and a ruthless leader who would stop at nothing to achieve his desires His monumental decision to split from Rome and the Catholic Church was one that would forever shape the religious and political landscape of BritainCombining magnificent storytelling with an extraordinary grasp of the pleasures and perils of power Margaret George delivers a vivid portrait of Henry VIII and Tudor England and the powerhouse of players on its stage Thomas Cromwell Cardinal Wolsey Thomas More and Anne Boleyn It is also a narrative told from an original perspective Margaret George writes from the King's point of view injecting irreverent comments from Will Somers Henry's jester and confidant

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