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The Resource Henry VIII : the king and his court, Alison Weir

Henry VIII : the king and his court, Alison Weir

Label
Henry VIII : the king and his court
Title
Henry VIII
Title remainder
the king and his court
Statement of responsibility
Alison Weir
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acknowledgments - Introduction - 1. "A Most Accomplished Prince" - 2. "The Triumphal Coronation" - 3. "A Prince of Splendour and Generosity" - 4. "This Magnificent, Excellent and Triumphant Court" - 5. "A Perfect Builder of Pleasant Palaces" - 6 "The King's House" - 7. "The Worship and Welfare of the Whole Household" - 8. "Such Plenty of Costly Provision" - 9. "Elegant Manners, Extreme Decorum, and Very Great Politeness" - 10. "Innocent and Honest Pastimes" - 11. "New Men" and "Natural Counsellors" -12. "All Goodly Sports" - 13. "Merry Disports" - 14. "Rather Divine Than Human" - 15. "The Holy Innocent" - 16. "A Galaxy of Distinguished Men" - 17. "The King's Painters" - 18. "Graceless Dogholes" - 19. "Obstinate Men Who Govern Everything" - 20. "Cloth of Frieze Be Not Too Bold" - 21. "The Best Dressed Sovereign in the World" - 22. "This Cardinal Is King - 23. "The Pearl of the World" - 24. "Multitudes Are Dying around Us" - 25. "The Mother of the King's Son" - 26. "The Eighth Wonder of the World" - 27. "One Man's Disobedience" - 28. "A Proud Horse Tamed and Bridled" - 29. "All the Enemies of England Are Gone" - 30. "Next in Rank to His Majesty" - 31. "The Establishment of Good Order" - 32. "A Fresh Young Damsel" - 33. "Master Hans" - 34. "Noli Me Tangere, for Caesar's I Am" - 35. "A Thousand Cases of Sweat" - 36. "Back to Your Wife!" - 37. "Above Everyone, Mademoiselle Anne" - 38. "Squire Harry Will Be God, and Do as He Pleases!" - 39. "Opprobrious Words" - 40. "The Lady Marquess" - 41. "The Triumph at Calais and Boulogne" - 42. "Anna Regina Angliae" - 43. "Here Anna Comes, Bright Image of Chastity" - 44. "The High and Mighty Princess of England" - 45. "The Image of God upon Earth" - 46. "That Thin Old Woman" - 47. "Thunder Rolls around the Throne" - 48. "Bound to Obey and Serve" - 49. "The Suppression of the Religious Houses" - 50. "The Most Joyful News" - 51. "The Very Pearl of the Realm" - 52. "A Sort of Knaves" - 53. "Nourishing Love" - 54. "Displeasant Airs" - 55. "I Have Been Young, and Now Am Old" - 56. "Is Not the Queen Abed Yet?" - 57. "Little, Sweet Fool" - 58. "A Nest of Heretics" - 59. "The Good Expectations of the King's Majesty" - 60. "The Enterprise of Boulogne" - 61. "The Worst Legs in the World" - 62 "Painful Service" - 63. "The Rarest Man That Lived in His Time" - Genealogical Table: The Tudors and Their Rivals - Bibliography - Notes and References - List of Illustrations - Index
Summary
Examines the king's remarkable influence on the laws, customs, culture, and politics of his kingdom and profiles the diverse courtiers, artists, and scholars who surrounded Henry VIII
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
177701
Cataloging source
RNC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weir, Alison
Dewey number
  • 942.05/2/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry
  • Henry
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the king and his court
Label
Henry VIII : the king and his court, Alison Weir
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [500]-539) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14592515
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 632 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345436597
Lccn
2001116042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm46830261
Label
Henry VIII : the king and his court, Alison Weir
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [500]-539) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14592515
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 632 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345436597
Lccn
2001116042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm46830261

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