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Author Bernard, G. W.

Title Anne Boleyn : fatal attractions / G.W. Bernard.

Publication Info. New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2010]
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Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B BOLEYN    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  B BOLEYN, ANNE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 BOLEYN, ANN    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Display shelf  Simsbury Displays: Love to Read    On Display
 Wethersfield Public Library - Biographies  BIOG BOLEYN, ANNE    Check Shelf
Description ix, 237 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In this groundbreaking new biography, G. W. Bernard offers a fresh portrait of one of England's most captivating queens. Through a wide-ranging forensic examination of sixteenth-century sources, Bernard reconsiders Boleyn's girlhood, her experience at the French court, the nature of her relationship with Henry, and the authenticity of her evangelical sympathies. He depicts Anne Boleyn as a captivating, intelligent, and highly sexual woman whose attractions Henry resisted for years until marriage could ensure legitimacy for their offspring. He shows that it was Henry, not Anne, who developed the ideas that led to the break with Rome. And, most radically, he argues that the allegations of adultery that led to Anne's execution in the Tower could be close to the truth--Book jacket.
Subject Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536.
Queens -- England -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Marriage.
ISBN 9780300162455 cloth alkaline paper
0300162456 cloth alkaline paper
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