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Henry VIII Books

Recommended reading on Henry VIII and his six wives:

  • Henry: Virtuous Prince, David Starkey
  • Henry VIII, David Loades
  • Henry VIII, Richard Rex
  • Henry VIII, J.J. Scarisbrick
  • Tudor Revolution in Government: Administrative Changes in the Reign of Henry VIII, G.R. Elton
  • Henry VIII, A.F. Pollard
  • Henry VIII: King and Court, Alison Weir
  • Reign Of Henry VIII: The Personalities and Politics, David Starkey
  • Henry VIII, Lucy Wooding
  • 1536: The Year That Changed Henry VIII, Suzannah Lipscomb
  • Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero, John Matusiak
  • Henry VIII, Lacey Baldwin Smith
  • A Brief History of Henry VIII: King, Reformer and Tyrant (Brief Histories), Derek Wilson
  • The Last Days of Henry VIII: Conspiracy, Treason and Heresy at the Court of the Dying Tyrant, Robert Hutchinson
  • In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII, Derek Wilson
  • The Divorce of Henry VIII: The Untold Story, Catherine Fletcher
  • The Six Wives of Henry VIII, David Loades
  • Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII, David Starkey
  • The Six Wives Of Henry VIII, Antonia Fraser
  • The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Alison Weir
  • Blood Will Tell: A Medical Explanation of the Tyranny of Henry VIII, Kyra Cornelius Kramer

There are 4 comments Go To Comment

  1. D

    Claire, I read David Starkley’s Henry: Virtuous Prince and really enjoyed it. Did he write a second volume on Henry as king? I got the impression that he did but have never found it.

    1. A

      He’s still working on it, the publication date keeps being changed unfortunately.

      1. A

        Sorry, this is Claire but I’m on Tim’s computer!

  2. D

    Thank you.

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Henry VIII Books