A SelectSmart.com Selector by Mary Elizabeth Edwards
The wives of England's most infamous monarch, while very different from one another, are all fascinating. Some were beautiful, some were brilliant, some were pious--and some were none of those. They were, however, all women with hopes and dreams who fell victim in someway to their families, their monarch, and their own natures.
The authors, while well versed in Tudor history, do admit to some undisclosed biases toward certain of the wives. Items from Amazon.com you might like. See the poll based on this selector.
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Your top match for Which of Henry VIII's Six Wives are You? is:
Anne Boleyn: (wife #2)the younger woman who could give him a son. Anne was in her 20s when Henry began to court her. She had lived much of her life in Burgundy and France and was well versed in courtly behavior. After a more than 10 year ordeal of breaking with the church and annulling his marriage to Katherine, Henry secretly married Anne--she was a few months pregnant at the time. The baby was a girl, Elizabeth. Anne, too, had f