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CRRL Picks - Great Lives - 2014 - Henry VIII

Annotation: Biographical approaches to history and culture. All lectures are open to the public free of charge; no tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall.

Kings, Nobles and Commoners
Kings, Nobles and Commoners States and Societies in Early Modern Europe, A Revisionist History By Black, Jeremy (eBook - 2004 ) 940.22 Bl Click here for EBSCOhost ebook »

Annotation:Explores the workings of religion on the development of the early modern state in Europe. Book cover

Great Harry
Great Harry By Erickson, Carolly (Book - 1997 ) 921 Henry Available in some locations

Annotation:This story of Henry's life covers his troubled youth, his triumphant early reign, and his agonizing old age.

Henry VIII
Henry VIII By Ridley, Jasper Godwin (Book - 1986 ) 921 Henry Available in some locations

Annotation:Henry VIII, a mostly conservative monarch, introduced the Reformation in England and revolutionized the structure of English government and society.

Henry VIII and His Court / Neville Williams
Henry VIII and His Court / Neville Williams By Williams, Neville (Book - 1971 ) 921 Henry Available in some locations

Annotation:Contemporary portraits, prints, and documents vividly illuminate the personalities, intrigues, and events of the English monarch's reign. Google Books

Henry VIII
Henry VIII Scandals of A King (DVD - 2002 ) 9.21 Henry Available in some locations

Annotation:The life and 38-year reign of the king who united England and Wales, established the Kingdom of Ireland and created the Church of England.

Henry VIII
Henry VIII The Mask of Royalty By Smith, Lacey Baldwin (Book - 1971 ) 921 Henry Available in some locations

Annotation:This enthralling study of the man behind the mask gives also a unique picture of the 16th-century mind and milieu.

In the Lion's Court
In the Lion's Court Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Court of Henry VIII By Wilson, Derek (Book - 2002 ) 942.052 Wi Available in some locations

Annotation:A fresh approach to the political narrative of a tumultuous reign.

Renaissance Monarchy
Renaissance Monarchy The Reigns of Henry VIII, Francis I and Charles V By Richardson, Glenn (eBook - 2002 ) 940.2 Ri Click here for EBSCOhost ebook »

Annotation:A comparative history of the most renowned kings of the Renaissance: the Holy Roman Empire Charles V, Francis I of France and Henry VIII of England.

The Tudors
The Tudors The Complete First Season (DVD - 2008 ) 7.9145 Tu Available in some locations

Annotation:This television series reveals the early years of the passionate, vibrant and scandalous man who forever changed the course of history.

Tudors The History of England From Henry VIII to Elizabeth I By Ackroyd, Peter (Book - 2013 ) 942.05 Ac Available in some locations

Annotation:Ackroyd brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life, charting the course of English history from Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to the epic rule of Elizabeth I.

Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall A Novel By Mantel, Hilary (Book - 2009 ) FICTION Man Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 10 copies

Annotation:Assuming the power recently lost by the disgraced Cardinal Wolsey, Thomas Cromwell counsels a mercurial Henry VIII on the latter's efforts to marry Anne Boleyn against the wishes of Rome.

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Tuesday April 1, 2014, Jeremy Black, author of Kings, Nobles and Commoners: States and Societies in Early Modern Europe, a Revisionist History, will discuss Henry VIII at UMW Dodd Auditorium.

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