George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier & Diplomat by Claire Ridgway Paperback Book


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Author: Claire Ridgway

Format: Quality Paperback

Publisher: Madeglobal Publishing

Published: Apr 2014

Genre: History - Modern - 16th Century

Ages: 01 - 17

Pages: 388


George Boleyn has gone down in history as being the brother of the ill-fated Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII, and for being executed for treason, after being found guilty of incest and of conspiring to kill the King.

This biography allows George to step out of the shadows and brings him to life as a court poet, royal favourite, keen sportsman, talented diplomat and loyal brother. Clare Cherry and Claire Ridgway chart his life from his spectacular rise in the 1520s to his dramatic fall and tragic end in 1536.

George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat is divided into three sections – Beginnings, Career and Influence, and End of an Era – and topics include:

George Boleyn's poetryPersonal attributes and social pursuitsReligionGeorge's marriage to Jane ParkerThe Reformation Parliament and the League of SchmalkaldenGeorge the DiplomatThe fall of the Boleyns, arrests and trialsThe aftermath of their fallGeorge Boleyn, Dean of Lichfield, and the Clonony Castle Boleyns

The biography is fully referenced and includes chapter notes, bibliography and useful appendices.

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