A gripping story, brilliantly told Based on original research unlike most recent Tudor biographies Marks the emergence of a genuine new talent in popular history 'The scholarship of this book is meticulous...Hutchinson provides an across-the-spectrum grand slam portrait of the second Tudor monarch. No one writing about Henry VIII in the future will be able to ignore this magnificent book' Daily Express 'Hutchinson's narrative, level-headed and carefully researched, is the more enjoyable for being so consistently unedifying' Spectator
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 London and a contributing author to THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE REFORMATION.
'A brilliantly readable account of Henry's last years' SUNDAY TIMES