Reviews and Blog Posts: Tudor England

VIII

by H. M. 1970- Castor

Reviewer Rating:
4

I was totally engrossed in this historical fiction novel.  It’s the story of Henry VIII, who was king of England in the early 1500’s.  He’s best known for having six wives but there’s so much more to his life.  Henry VIII, known in the book as Hal, tells his story...

Sister queens : the noble, tragic lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile

by Julia Fox

Sister Queens is a fascinating side-by-side recounting of the lives of two women, sisters, who were both destined to be queens.  Though they both rise to extraordinary levels of power, especially for women during this time in history, and experience periods of happiness and satisfaction, they also survive long periods...

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