Book Corner: In the Footsteps of the Six Wives of Henry VIII by Sarah Morris and Natalie Grueninger

Surely, this is as much a part of English history as the Royals themselves? Evelyn

History... the interesting bits!

51C52QElN8L._SX327_BO1,204,203,200_This book provides a fresh perspective on the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives by embarking on a journey through the manors, castles and palaces in which their lives were played out.

Each location is described in a fascinating narrative that unearths the queens’ lives in documents and artefacts, as well as providing practical visitor information based on the authors’ first-hand knowledge of each site. Accompanied by an extensive range of images including timelines, maps, photographs and sketches, this book brings us closer than ever to the women behind the legends, providing a personal and illuminating journey in the footsteps of the six wives of Henry VIII.

In the Footsteps of the Six Wives of HenryVIII, by Sarah Morris and Natalie Grueninger, is an absolute treasure trove of pictures and information of the many historic locations associated with Henry VIII’s 6 wives. The book is divided into 7…

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2 thoughts on “Book Corner: In the Footsteps of the Six Wives of Henry VIII by Sarah Morris and Natalie Grueninger

  1. I am so drawn to Henry VIII’s royal court and his wives, who ruled him until he turned on them. The aging sickness, mentally and physically, of an entitled, obsessive ego which disrupted a country, the world, and future history. How different the consequences of this reign may have been if his brother had not dyed as a teen.Thank you for sharing this. A very good review and even though I have read much of Henry, I must contemplate reading this one as well, the historians so conflicted and contradictory in their findings and writings.

  2. Thank you Bowmanauthir fir reading and c omnenting. I too gave read some of Henry 8th though maybe not as much as I came to reading history late. Even so, this intrigues me. I have taken a sample. It is quite expensive, even on Kindle. However, Zi think kniing the palace, castles, houses whete the queens either grew up or resided might be illuminating. Bless.

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