The Lisle Letters: An Abridgement

by M. St. Clare Byrne (Editor)

Other authorsBridget Boland
Hardcover, 1983




Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1983.


In a one-volume abridgement, these sixteenth-century letters paint a magnificent portrait of family life amidst the intrigue, terror, and politics of the court of Henry VIII. The culmination of Lord Lisle's imprisonment in the Tower of London.

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LibraryThing member Librarynymph
A little hard to read, because o the flowery language of the time, but these are the letters to and from Arthur Plantagenet, who was made Lord Lisle by Henry VIII, his nephew. Arthur is my direct ancestor so I was very interested in this book. Great little treasure!


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