Bestselling royal historian David Starkey's captivating biography is a radical re-evaluation of Henry VIII, the British monarchy's most enduring icon. Larger than life in every sense, Henry VIII was Britain's most absolute monarch - but he was not born to rule. In this brilliantly readable history, David Starkey follows the promising young prince - a Renaissance man of exceptional musical and athletic talent - as he is thrust into the limelight after the death of his elder brother. His subsequent quest for fame ...

Henry: Virtuous Prince 2009, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007247721

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Henry: Virtuous Prince 2009, HarperCollins Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780007247714


Henry: Virtuous Prince 2008, HarperCollins Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780007292639

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