J.A.Froude

The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon / The Story as Told by the Imperial Ambassadors Resident at / the Court of Henry VIII

549 printed pages

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    Not quite engaging. The author shares prejudices which affect the understanding of history. Some things for him are "universal truths", like the behavior of "innocent" people.

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    Claudia Rondón Bohórquezhas quoted4 years ago
    If the explanation is correct, it shows us a time of complications and difficulties, which, on the whole, were successfully encountered. It shows us severe measures severely executed, but directed to public and necessary purpose, involving no sycophancy or baseness, no mean subservience to capricious tyranny, but

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