Henry: Virtuous Prince
The highly-anticipated biography of Henry VIII's early life. It tells of a gifted and virtuous prince, raised as the 'spare' to the throne. He was indulged, and, as a young king, he obsessively sought fame. Yet his early life was insecure, overshadowed by the Wars of the Roses. This is the story of a Renaissance prince who turned tyrant and who, half a millenium after he lived, still towers over history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - infopt2000 - www.librarything.com
David Starkey unites an easy style with a mastery of the sources and with common sense. He is scrupulous in distinguishing between what we know, what we do not know and what we guess. An excellent and instructive read. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quiBee - www.librarything.com
Probably about 2.5 stars for me. It was interesting to read more about this period. I've mostly read about the older Henry VIII, so it was good to see where that Henry had come from and all the ... Read full review