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

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  • Claudia Rondón Bohórquezshared an impression6 years ago
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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.


  • Claudia Rondón Bohórquezhas quoted7 years ago
    Catherine represented the Imperialist interest in England.
  • Claudia Rondón Bohórquezhas quoted7 years ago
    we see with the eyes, we hear with the ears, of men who were living parts of the scenes which they describe.
  • Claudia Rondón Bohórquezhas quoted7 years ago
    He respected and perhaps admired her character; but she was not beautiful, she was not attractive, while she was as proud and intractable as her mother Isabella.

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