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  • Tracy Borman books
  • The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty
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    Pages : 464

    by: Tracy Borman

    Publisher: pGrove Press

    Book Description

    Amusing, well-researched biographies of rulers from Henry VII to Elizabeth I, focused on how they were born, dressed, ate, washed, slept, played, and died.

    For readers anticipating salacious surprises, Borman (The Story of the Tower of London, 2015, etc.), joint chief curator of the Historic Royal Palaces and chief executive of ... more

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    2016-12-13

    ISBN-10: 0802125999

    ISBN-13: 9780802125996

    Language: English

  • Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
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    Pages : 464

    by: Tracy Borman

    Publisher: pAtlantic Monthly Press

    Book Description

    A mildly revisionist biography of Thomas Cromwell (1485-1540).

    Long reviled as the evil genius who secured Henry VIII’s divorce from Catharine of Aragon and oversaw the looting of Catholic monasteries, Cromwell received spectacular rehabilitation in Hilary Mantel’s novel Wolf Hall (2009) and its sequel,  ... more

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    2014-12-02

    ISBN-10: 0802123171

    ISBN-13: 9780802123176

    Language: English