The women who married Henry VIII have become defined
not by the way they lived but by the way their lives ended.
They are seen as victims of a bloated tyrant, deserving pity, but not
respect. However, have we ...展开under-estimated them and are historians right to
have merely portrayed them as bit-part players in Henry's story?
Using dramatic reconstruction and passionate narration,
eminent historian and presenter Dr David Starkey focuses
on the stories of the women themselves, revealing in
intimate detail their experiences of sex, childbirth and the glamorous,
dangerous life at court, including the deadly intrigues that dethroned