Katherine the Queen

Katherine the Queen The General Perception Of Katherine Parr, The Sixth And Last Wife Of Henry VIII, Is That She Was A Provincial Nobody With Intellectual Pretensions Who Became Queen Of England Because The King Needed A Matronly Consort To Nurse Him As His Health Declined In The Various Studies Of The Six Wives Of Henry VIII She Receives Much Less Attention Than Katherine Of Aragon Or Anne Boleyn Her Main Achievement, In The Famous Rhyme About Henry S Six Wives, Is That She Survived Yet The Real Katherine Parr Was Attractive, Passionate She Had A Mighty Temper When Aroused Ambitious And Highly Intelligent She Was Thirty Years Old Younger Than Anne Boleyn Had Been When She Married The King Twice Widowed, Held Hostage By The Northern Rebels During The Great Uprising Of 1536 37 Known As The Pilgrimage Of Grace, Her Life Had Been Dramatic Even Before She Became Queen It Would Remain So After Henry S Death, When She Hastily And Secretly Married Her Old Flame, The Rakish Sir Thomas Seymour Katherine Died Shortly After Giving Birth To Her Only Child In September 1548, Her Brief Happiness Undermined By The Very Public Flirtation Of Her Husband And Step Daughter, Princess Elizabeth Despite The Vivid Interest Of Her Life, This Is The First Full Scale, Accessible Biography Of This Fascinating Woman Who Was, In Reality, One Of The Most Influential And Active Queen Consorts In English History. I was interested in reading this biography because I knew so little of her early life, before she became Henry VIII s 6th and surviving wife The author did a lot of research into this little known time in Katherine s life and came up with some interesting material Katherine was an almost perfect wife and Queen, one that Henry and England both needed and she went about fulfilling her duties in a very dedicated and Christian
Most people know little Katherine Parr, Henry VIII s last wife She survived an almost beheading, married Thomas Seymour, cared for Elizabeth, and died shortly after childbirth What else is there to know Lots Linda Porter s author of Bloody Mary which I loved Katherine, the Queen strives to be the full first scale Parr biography, attempting to open up the world of this final wife Much of the early chunk of Katherine, the Queen is a background look at the Parr family from the forefa Most people know little Katherine Parr, Henry VIII s last wife She survived an almost beheading, married Thomas Seymour, cared for Elizabeth, and died shortly after childbirth What else is there to know Lots Linda Porter s author of Bloody Mary which I loved Katherine, the Queen strives to
FINALLY a competent biography of Katherine Parr, the last of Henry VIII s queens This is a mass market biography and is a quick and pleasurable read For my personal preference, I d love to seeof the show workings one gets in an academic treatment, but given the dearth of good treatment
Meticulously researched, accessibly written and long overdue I think almost everyone knows who Katherine Parr was, but a lot of what everyone knows about her is wrong This book sets out to unearth the real woman behind the apocrypha, and for my money, succeeds.The analysis of her first two marriages is fascinating The story of how she came to marry Henry iswell known but still quite interesting The growth of Parr s Protestant identity is researched and explained, with a lovely explicat Meticulously researched, accessibly written and long overdue I think almost everyone knows who Katherine Parr was, but a lot of what everyone knows about her is wrong This book sets out to unearth the real woman behind the apocrypha, and for my money, succeeds.The analysis of her first two marriage
A well written and meticulously researched biography of the life of Katherine Parr, Henry VIII s sixth and last queen The book covers the years 1512 1548 It charts Katherine s early life, her marriages and early widow hood, her subsequent
Although I have read many books about the Tudors, this is the first biography of Katherine Parr that I have read The book was well researched, relying heavily on primary documents As a result, the image that emerges is a very different woman than those we se
Fascinating how life worked works with the class structures in the UK. This was one of the better books I have read recently on the Tudors I think that is because the author explained wider issues than solely the woman s life Porter made it pretty clear when she was speculating and why she reached the conclusions she did reach She also tied up loose ends by relating what happened to important people in Katherine s story even after her death Probably the most tragic was Katherine s little daughter Likely she died before her second birthday, which the author poi This was one of the better books I have read recently on the Tudors I think that is because the author explained wider issues than solely the woman s life Porter made it pretty clear when she was speculating and why she reached the conclusions she did reach She also tied up loose ends by relating what happened to important people in Katherine s story even after her death Probably the most tragic was Katherine s little daughter Likely she died before her second birthday, which the author pointed out was not at all unusual
Katherine Parr is really an interesting figure a woman who was ahead of her Tudor time She was highly intelligent, well educated and well read and she survived her oft married husband Henry VIII.There has not been that much written about her life however until now This book is a really well written, thoroughly researched and utterly captivating glimpse into the life of this remarkable Queen Linda Porter has a remarkable way with biographies They come to life under her pen I have bee Katherine Parr is really an interesting figure a woman who was ahead of her Tudor time She was highly intelligent, well educated and well read and she survived her oft married husband Henry VIII.There has not been that much written about her life ho
Thought this book was very good with one huge criticismlater Have read other materials by Linda Porter in the History Today magazine and have respected her as a writer so was eager to read this biography of Katherine Parr.Although there was not a lot of new material presented I did admire a couple of interpretations that Porter provided One interesting idea is that Katherine seemingly indecent, hasty marriage to Thomas Seymour waspolitical then we imagined That Katherine was c Thought this book was

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  • Hardcover
  • 383 pages
  • Katherine the Queen
  • Linda Porter
  • English
  • 23 May 2017
  • 0230710395