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House of Treason
Robert Hutchinson

Classification : History
Pub Date : Jan 07, 2010
Imprint : Phoenix Paperbacks
Page Extent : 416
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753826904
Price : 725

About the book

King-makers - Conspirators - Criminals - Nobles - Seducers



The Howard family - the Dukes of Norfolk - were the wealthiest and most powerful aristocrats in Tudor England, regarding themselves as the true power behind the throne. They were certainly extraordinarily influential, with two Howard women marrying Henry VIII - Anne Boleyn and the fifteen-year-old Catherine Howard. But in the treacherous world of the Tudor court no faction could afford to rest on its laurels. The Howards consolidated their power with an awesome web of schemes and conspiracies but even they could not always hold their enemies at bay.



This was a family whose history is marked by treason, beheadings and incarceration - a dynasty whose pride and ambition secured only their downfall.


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Robert Hutchinson
Robert Hutchinson was defence correspondent for the Press Association 1976-83 before moving to Jane's Information Group to launch JANE'S DEFENCE WEEKLY. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of...(+)
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