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Published: 31 July 2014

280 Pages | 14 b&w halftones, 11 colour plates


ISBN: 9780198700876

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The Children of Henry VIII

John Guy

  • The intriguing family drama of England's most powerful king and his battle to perpetuate the Tudor dynasty
  • A tale of six marriages, adultery, execution, and the most notorious divorce case of the sixteenth century
  • A skilfully woven narrative based on original documents, personal letters, eyewitness accounts, and the handwritten letters of the four children themselves
  • Shows how the childhood experiences and relationships of Henry's four children shaped their later lives - and the destiny of a nation

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