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#135 ~ My Lady of Cleves

My Lady of Cleves: A Novel of Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves by Margaret Campbell Barnes Anne of Cleves was the most unlikely of all of Henry VIII’s wives. She did not especially want to be queen, she was not physically beautiful, and she was rather forced upon him in order to produce an […]

#52 ~ The Autobiography of Henry VIII

The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes by His Fool, Will Somers by Margaret George As 2007 was the year that I fell in love with the Tudors, what better way to close it than by reading this book by Margaret George? It was a great choice. From the beginning where Will Somers and Catherine […]

#24 ~ The Last Wife of Henry VIII

The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson This was my first foray into books about the wives of Henry the 8th that was not written by Philippa Gregory. I have to admit that I was somewhat concerned that the quality of the writing and the story would not meet my expectations. Thankfully, that […]

#19 ~ The Boleyn Inheritance

The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory I was so excited to begin reading this book. I loved The Other Boleyn Girl so much that I had to force myself to read other types of books before buying this one. The Boleyn Inheritance did not disappoint me. It is the continuation of the Boleyn family story […]