A Journey Through Tudor England - Suzannah Lipscomb (Hardcover)

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Barcode
9781605984605
Department
Books
Released
1 Jun 2013
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Suzannah Lipscomb
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W W Norton & Co Inc
Edition
1
Language
English
Number of Pages
326
Dimensions
229 x 152 x 25mm (363g)

Annotation

  • Paints a vivid picture of what life was like during the time of Henry VIII by visiting over fifty Tudor palaces, theatres, and abbeys, including Anne Boleyn's childhood home and the castle where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned.

Summary

  • For the armchair traveler or for those looking to take a trip back to the colorful time of Henry VIII and Thomas Moore,A Journey Through Tudor England takes you to the palaces,castles, theatres and abbeys to uncover the stories behind this famed era. Suzannah Lipscomb visits over fifty Tudor places, from the famous palace at Hampton Court, where dangerous court intrigue was rife, to less well-known houses such as Anne Boleyn’s childhood home at Hever Castle, or Tutbury Castle, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned.In the corridors of power and the courtyards of country houses, we meet the passionate but tragic Katheryn Parr, Henry VIII’s last wife; Lady Jane Grey, the nine-day queen; and come to understand how Sir Walter Raleigh planned his trip to the New World. Through the places that defined them, this lively and engaging book reveals the rich history of the Tudors and paints a vivid and captivating picture of what it would have been like to live in Tudor England.
  • Using place as a lens through which to view history, come take a vivid and captivating journey through England's most vibrant era

Non-Fiction

General Subject
History/World
BISAC Subject 1
History / Europe / Great Britain
BISAC Subject 2
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
Academic Subject 1
Great Britain - History - Tudor And Stuart (1485-1714)
Academic Subject 2
Description And Travel
Dewey Classification
942.05