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The Tudors, a Very Peculiar History
by Jim Pipe
The Tudors were an odd bunch, even weirder than their subjects, perhaps. When they weren't beheading wives and enemies they were threatening to, or going around earning themselves nicknames like 'Bloody Mary' and 'The 9 Day Queen'. 'The Tudors: A Very Peculiar History; tells the story of the Tudor monarchs, their castles, their lives and their subjects in a time when it wa ...more
ebook, 188 pages
Published January 20th 2012 by Salariya
(first published March 1st 2011)
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This very short book was meant to be a humourous look at the Tudors ... I think. I'm not sure if religious strife and beheadings are really all that funny, though. Distracting footnotes abound, and the text jumps forward and backward in time which makes it confusing.
Really interesting and fascinating little book packed with key studies facts along with interesting tidbits and fun illustrations! Recommend if you want to know more about the Tudors in an easy to read way, I often found myself bogged down when trying to fin out more but this book gave me the facts in an easy to remember fun way!