The Books of King Henry VIII and his Wives (British Library)

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King Henry VIII was one of the most intelligent and widely read monarchs of the renaissance. From surviving catalogues, which tell us what books he had, it is clear he was deeply involved in theological debate and monastic history, especially when moving to the break with Rome. At the same time, he was a Humanist scholar ahead of his time in all the liberal arts, especially music and poetry. Equally, most of his wives were also avid readers who collected a variety of books.

In this important new work, leading scholar James P. Carley describes Henry VIII's books and their significance for a deeper understanding of this seemingly familiar monarch and his wives. The extensive illustrations allow us to examine the binding and content of the collection, as well as providing some examples of marginalia in Henry's own hand.


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James P. Carley is a distinguished research professor in the Department of English at York University.

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Editore: Bodleian Library, Oxford (2003)
ISBN 10: 0712347917 ISBN 13: 9780712347914
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Descrizione libro Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 156 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. New book. BIOGRAPHY. Byronic adventurer, dandy, and prolific novelist, Benjamin Disraeli was a complex and controversial political figure who finally ascended the "Greasy Pole" to become Conservative Prime Minister in 1868 and again in 1874. Six essays examine central themes in Disraeli's personal and public life, as well as his diplomatic and writing careersÑfive by leading scholars and one by a former Chancellor of the Exchequer. It also includes the catalog from the 2003-2004 exhibition at the Bodleian Library, which focused on some of the key stepping stones in Disraeli's long and fascinating life, including his career as a novelist. Among the items illustrated and discussed are the "Mutilated Diary," personal and political letters, political cartoons from the John Johnson Collection of printed ephemera, images from Disraeli's "Gallery of Affection," and the fan signed by the delegates to the Congress of Berlin in 1878. 145 color plates | 7 x 9-3/4". (Key Words: Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Ministers, Exhibition Catalogs, Helen Langley, Biography). book. Codice libro della libreria 80432X1

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