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Antique SHAKESPEARE Collected Plays Book || Second Part King Henry VI, Third Part King Henry VI, King Richard III, King Henry VIII 100% Guaranteed Old and Authentic - NO REPRODUCTIONS Approx. Size(inches): 6.5 x 9 Approx. Age: Early 1900s Condition: Good, see photos Wonderful collection of five of Shakespeare's most well known plays. This volume seems to have been published around the turn of the century, however, it is undated inside. The pages inside are clean and in good condition. The…

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Queen Catherine, Cardinal Wolsey and Cardinal Campeius (Shakespeare, King Henry VIII, Act 3, Scene 1) - British, Stratford-upon-Avon 1564–1616 Stratford-upon-Avon-British, Freshwater, Isle of Wight 1742–1814 Brasted, Kent-British, Patrington 1758–1802 Stevenage-London - Artist Nationality: - Original Medium, Materials or Technique: Stipple engravingWe print high quality reproductions of historical maps, photographs, prints, etc. Because of their historical nature, some of these images…

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Written with an exciting combination of narrative flair and historical authority, this biography of Henry VIII’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard, is “a stunning achievement” (The Sunday Times, London), and “a masterly work of Tudor history that is engrossing, sympathetic, suspenseful, and illuminating” (Charlotte Gordon, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography).On the morning of July 28, 1540, a teenager named Catherine Howard began her reign as queen of an England…

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This is the first fully annotated modern-spelling edition of King Henry VIII to appear for over a decade and includes up-to-date scholarship on all aspects of the play, including dating authorship, printing, sources and stage history. The editor accepts the view that the play is a collaboration between Shakespeare and Fletcher. Unique to this edition is the frequent reference to Cavendish's biography of Wolsey, neglected in earlier editions. This edition includes a fully detailed commentary…

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Empty Interior Queen Elizabeth I Hagiography Elizabeth I was born in London in 1533. Although the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth's future as queen was a shaky one. The times demanded a son as heir to the throne, and Henry was looking for a wife who could give him one. Elizabeth was his second daughter. His first child, Mary, was born to Catherine of Aragon, whom he divorced to wed Boleyn. When he had Boleyn executed in 1536, Henry married Jane Seymour, who gave him…

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For fans of Wolf Hall, Alison Weir’s New York Times bestselling biography of Henry VIII brilliantly brings to life the king, the court, and the fascinating men and women who vied for its pleasures and rewards.“WEIR’S BOOK OUTSHINES ALL PREVIOUS STUDIES OF HENRY. Beautifully written, exhaustive in its research, it is a gem. . . . She succeeds masterfully in making Henry and his six wives . . . come alive for the reader.”—Philadelphia InquirerHenry VIII, renowned for his command of power and…

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King Henry VIII has one of the fullest theatrical histories of any play in the Shakespeare canon, yet has been consistently misrepresented, both in performance and in criticism. This edition offers a new perspective on this ironic, multi-layered, collaborative play, revealing it as a complex meditation on the progress of Reformation which sees English life since Henry VIII's day as a series of bewildering changes in national and personal allegiance and represents 'history' as the product of…

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AS TEMPESTUOUS AS THE TUDOR MONARCHS THEMSELVES, THE SECRETS OF THE TUDOR COURT SERIES HAS BEEN CALLED “RIVETING” (BOOKLIST) AND “WELL DRAWN” (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY). Charming. Desirable. Forbidden. Brought to court with other eligible young noblewomen by the decree of King Henry VIII, lovely Elizabeth “Bess” Brooke realizes for the first time that beauty can be hazardous. Although Bess has no desire to wed the aging king, she and her family would have little choice if Henry’s eye were to fall…

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Survive alongside Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, and the rest of King Henry VIII’s ill-fated wives with this witty book of essential life advice, history, and trivia—the perfect handbook for fans of the hit musical Six.Get the inside scoop from some of the toughest women in English history, as ex-wives, mothers, and daughters of King Henry VIII dish out all their survival secrets in this humorous guide to life. With a bit of sarcasm and friendly charm, each of these legendary ladies…

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Henry VIII is best known in history for his tempestuous marriages and the fates of his six wives. However, as acclaimed historian Tracy Borman makes clear in her illuminating new chronicle of Henry’s life, his reign and reputation were hugely influenced by the men who surrounded and interacted with him as companions and confidants, servants and ministers, and occasionally as rivals—many of whom have been underplayed in previous biographies. These relationships offer a fresh, often surprising…

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