Peter Clarke, 5 March 1981
Show More The Illustrated Dictionary of British History edited by Arthur Marwick.
Thames and Hudson, 319 pp., £8.95, October 1980, 0 500 25072 3Show More
Who’s Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 by Alan Palmer.
Weidenfeld, 332 pp., £8.50, October 1980, 0 297 77642 8Show More
“... VIII, 2nd s of Henry VII, qv, S 1509: m 1st, Catherine of Aragon; 2nd, Anne Boleyn; 3rd, Jane Seymour; 4th, Anne of Cleves; 5th, Catherine Howard; 6th, Catherine Parr etc). The authors have made their own compromise, which, as the price of retaining connected prose, offers a highly selective summary of salient events. It is instructive to observe how ...”