January 8th, 2014

Golden Hair

Divorced, Beheaded, Survived

Divorced, Beheaded, Survived: A Feminist Reinterpretation Of The Wives Of Henry VIII by Karen Lindsey

Despite the subtitle, it's an investigation into what can be reconstructed of their character and their interactions with the king.  It's very hard on Henry, but never without evidence.  (I'm using her spellings.  She used the irregular orthography of the day to separate the women of the same name with different spellings.)

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