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eBook Men of Power: court intrigue in the life of Catherine Howard ePub

by Elisabeth Wheeler

  • ISBN: 1872882013
  • Category: Europe
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Elisabeth Wheeler
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Martin Wheeler; 1st edition (December 15, 2008)
  • Pages: 432
  • ePub book: 1460 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1511 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 978

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Elisabeth Wheeler (Author).

Elisabeth Wheeler (Author). She builds a sense of drama as the young Catherine Howard takes centre stage and, as a woman, is obviously appalled by the intrigue and truthfulness of the men on the Privy Council, and others, who want to bring her downfall.

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Publisher: Martin Wheeler.

Publisher: Martin Wheeler.

Catherine's life was portrayed in the new play commissioned by restored Elizabethan playhouse The Rose: Rose Without a Thorn, written by Harry Denford in. .Men of Power: Court intrigue in the life of Catherine Howard. Glastonbury: Martin Wheeler.

Catherine's life was portrayed in the new play commissioned by restored Elizabethan playhouse The Rose: Rose Without a Thorn, written by Harry Denford in 2008. Catherine's two years at court prior to her death are retold from her point of view in the 2009 novel The Queen's Mistake by Diane Haeger. Catherine's story is fictionalised in the 2009 young adult novel The King's Rose by Alisa M. Libby. Catherine appeared as a character in the 2010 novel Secrets of the Tudor Court by .

However, Katherine could not persuade Henry to pardon Salisbury who was later executed. Denny writes, In February intervened in the case of Sir Edmund Knyvet, who was involved in a quarrel with Thomas Clere. Clere was injured and Knyvet sentenced to have a hand amputated. Henry approved the sentence.

Men of Power : Court Intrigue in the Life of Catherine Howard. Publisher Martin Wheeler. Publication City/Country Glastonbury, United Kingdom. Illustrations note 9 b&w genealogical tables, 2 b&w maps. By (author) Elisabeth Wheeler. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window). There are several different spellings of "Catherine" that were in use during the 16th century and by historians today. Catherine's story is fictionalized in the 2009 young adult novel The King's Rose by Alisa M.

Catherine Howard became a queen by marrying Henry VIII of England. The three men were executed and their heads were placed on spikes for public display. The life of Catherine Howard is often championed by feminists. Her marriage to the king occurred immediately after the annulment of his previous marriage with Anne of Cleves. Nonetheless, the marriage was short-lived as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, charged Catherine of undisclosed premarital relationship. The Parliament attainted Catherine and she was beheaded. Her life is often seen as an important example of humanity’s failure to accept female sexuality.

Katherine Howard is the dirty joke of the Tudor era. The second of Henry . To read the books written about Katherine Howard is to plunge into a vat o. The second of Henry VIII's wives to be executed, she is a tragic figure, but there is not the same level of outrage over her fate as exists for Anne Boleyn, her cousin. Many who have studied the life of Queen Anne believe that the charges of adultery and incest and treasonous conspiracy were false, concocted by Thomas Cromwell to free Henry VIII of a woman he had come to hate. To read the books written about Katherine Howard is to plunge into a vat of scorn, contempt and disgust: "empty headed," "good time girl" and "juvenile delinquent. There has, recently, been a shift of opinion.