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Riassunto: An intimate and revealing look at the daily lives and responsibilities of the Tudor Queens of England
From Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch, to Elizabeth I, her grand-daughter and the last, The Tudor Queens of England delves into the secret lives of some of the most colorful and dramatic women in British history. The majority of the fourteen queens considered here, from Catherine de Valois and Elizabeth Woodville to Elizabeth of York, Jane Seymour and Catherine Parr, were consorts, the wives of kings. Although less frequently examined than ruling queens, queen consorts played a crucial and central role within the Royal Court.
How did they behave (in and out of the bedchamber)? How powerful were they as patrons of learning and the arts? What religious views did they espouse and why? How successful and influential were they? From convenient accessory to sovereign lady the role of queen was critical, colorful, and often dramatic. The Tudor Queens of England is the first book of its kind to intimately examine these questions and more.
David Loades is one of the leading historians of the Tudor monarchy. He is the author of the definitive biography of Elizabeth's half-sister, Mary Tudor: A Life (1989), and of The Tudor Court (second edition, 2003). He is Honorary Research Professor at the University of Sheffield and Director of the British Academy John Foxe Project.
Titolo: Tudor Queens of England
Casa editrice: Continuum
Data di pubblicazione: 2009
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Continuum, 2009. Condizione libro: Good. First Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP94000083
Descrizione libro Hambledon Continuum, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Codice libro della libreria mon0005560218
Descrizione libro Hambledon Continuum, 2009. Condizione libro: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Codice libro della libreria 6451240
Descrizione libro Hardback. Condizione libro: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Codice libro della libreria GOR007806932
Descrizione libro Hardback. Condizione libro: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Codice libro della libreria GOR004290123
Descrizione libro Hambledon Continuum 01/01/2009, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Slight sheflwear, wear to corners , scratches to cover, in a very good condition. Hardcover. Codice libro della libreria 080440-15
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 97818472501933.0
Descrizione libro Continuum. Hardcover. Condizione libro: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Codice libro della libreria 2726020691
Descrizione libro U.S.A.: Continuum, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. 1st Edition. Codice libro della libreria b-315-03
Descrizione libro Continuum, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Codice libro della libreria GD-220-X9-3936813