In the Lion's Court

In the Lion's Court

The story of Henry VIII and his six wives is a well-known example of the caprice and violence that dominated that king's reign. Now Derek Wilson examines a set of relationships that more vividly illustrate just how dangerous life was in the court of the Tudor lion. He tells the interlocking stories of six men-all, curiously enough, called Thomas-whose ambitions and principles brought them face to face with violent death, as recorded in a simple mnemonic:

'Died, beheaded,… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (December 02, 2014)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Language: English


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