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Video – Henry VIII: Tyrant Part 2

In today's Claire Chats video I continue my look at Henry VIII the tyrant by considering the different theories regarding his "tyranny", whether there was a personality change and, if so, why.

Notes and Sources

  • Email correspondence with Derek Wilson
  • Article “On the Character and Married Life of Henry VIII” by J C Flügel - this can be read online at https://archive.org/details/J_I_1920_1, p24
  • Miles F Shore, quoted in 1536: The Year That Changed Henry VIII, Suzannah Lipscomb, p14
  • Sir Arthur Salisbury MacNulty, in Lipscombe, p43
  • Henry: Virtuous Prince, David Starkey, p284
  • “Catherine Howard” by Lacey Baldwin Smith
  • 1536: The Year That Changed Henry VIII, Suzannah Lipscomb
  • Henry VIII, J J Scarisbrick
  • Inside the Body of Henry VIII, National Geographic Channel
  • Mark Rylance in Wolf Hall: The Inside Story, BBC4
  • In the Lion's Court : Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII, Derek Wilson
  • The Last Days of Henry VIII, Robert Hutchinson
  • The Reign of Henry VIII: Personalities and Politics, David Starkey
  • Henry VIII: The Quest for Fame, John Guy

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Video – Henry VIII: Tyrant Part 2