A Woman's Place? Learning and the Wives of Henry VIII
Maria Dowling considers the contribution of Henry VIII's queens in promoting new learning and religion at the Tudor court.
The wives of Henry VIII have rarely been considered as Renaissance princesses or as active participants (on either side) in the Reformation debate. Yet two of them were prominent as patrons of education, scholarship and religion, while a third, though not so eminent, is significant in terms of feminine culture and the Reformation.
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