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Starkey, David

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Most widely held works by David Starkey
Six wives : the queens of Henry VIII by David Starkey( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the six marriages of King Henry VIII against the political drama of the Tudor era, tracing his twenty-four-year first marriage to Catherine of Aragon and subsequent whirlwind decade of new brides
Elizabeth : the struggle for the throne by David Starkey( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abused child, yet confident of her destiny to reign, a woman in a man's world, Elizabeth I was to be famed as England's most successful ruler. This biography, by concentrating on the formative early years--from her birth in 1533 to her accession in 1558--shows how her experiences of danger and adventure formed her remarkable character and shaped her opinions and beliefs
Six wives : the queens of Henry VIII by David Starkey( )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starkey examines the rituals of diplomacy, marriage, pregnancy, and religion that were part of daily life for women at the Tudor Court
The reign of Henry VIII : personalities and politics by David Starkey( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this text, David Starkey examines the personalities and politics of Henry VIII in Great Britain during the years 1509-1547
Elizabeth : apprenticeship by David Starkey( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By concentrating on the early years from Elizabeth's birth in 1533 to her accession in 1558, this book shows how her experiences of danger and adventure formed her remarkable character and shaped her opinions and beliefs
Revolution reassessed : revisions in the history of Tudor government and administration( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blend of dramatization and commentary is used to examines the life and times of Elizabeth I, Queen of England
Monarchy : from the Middle Ages to modernity by David Starkey( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the rise of the British monarchy from the War of the Roses right up until the present day monarchs of the 21st century. Entertaining, masterful and provocative, David Starkey gives us a radical reappraisal of British nationhood, culture and politics, shown through the most central institution in British life
Henry : virtuous prince by David Starkey( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly-anticipated biography of Henry VIII. The significance of his reign is, at times, overshadowed by his six marriages. This book, however, will look beyond the marriages to explore the man, his obsessions, his life and his legacy
Monarchy by David Starkey( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Starkey examines the story of the English crown from the fall of Rome to the 1660s. Starkey covers nearly 250 years, from Charles II to Victoria. Replete with infidelities, betrayals, and rivalries, English history emerges as a compelling family saga
Henry VIII : a European court in England by David Starkey( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering a reconstruction of Henry's Palace at Greenwich, this book also provides an evocation of the splendour and richness of incident of his reign. It was at Greenwich that Henry was born in 1491, spent two-thirds of his life and married the first of his six wives, Catherine of Aragon. Elizabeth, the daughter of Henry and his tragic second wife, Anne Boleyn, was born and christened there, his marriage with Anne of Cleves failed there and he visited the Royal Palace just three weeks before his death at Whitehall in 1547. The book provides a reassessment of Henry as a true prince of the Renaissance, presiding over a court which made London a major European cultural centre. The text is interwoven with specialist essays on such topics as armour, medals and the education of Anne Boleyn. The author's previous books include "The Struggle for Power: The Lives and Letters of the Great Tudor Dynasties"
Monarchy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivid descriptions and analysis of historical personalities with costumed actors, historical locations, and portraits to visually enliven the story of the English crown from the fall of Rome to the 1660s
Crown and country : a history of England through her monarchy by David Starkey( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the roller-coaster history of the monarchy, guiding you through the Abdiction Crisis to the dissolution of the marriage between Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. A new introductory chapter looks at the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William, as well as many notorious royal marriages of earlier times. Rank and romance have played an important part in the story of monarchy down the ages
Henry VIII : man and monarch( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year 2009 marks the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's accession to the throne, and to celebrate this momentous occasion, leading Tudor scholars David Starkey and Susan Doran examine the extraordinary transformations - personal and political, intellectual and religious, literary, aesthetic, and linguistic - that took place during Henry's reign. Drawing on the British Library's unparalleled collections, Henry VIII explores the motives and beliefs that spurred Henry's actions, masterfully telling the story of his reign. This refreshing approach reaches beyond the myths and stereotypes surrounding this monumental historical figure and encourages readers to reassess their perceptions of the great Tudor monarch who still manages to cast a spell over our imaginations. Richly illustrated with color images from the accompanying exhibition at the British Library - including many of Henry's own annotated volumes - and including contributions from notable scholars such as Eamon Duffy and James Carley, this volume presents an unsurpassed firsthand outline of the revolutionary changes in ideas that took place during Henry's reign - and above all, in his own mind
Rivals in power : lives and letters of the great Tudor dynasties( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth : the exhibition at the National Maritime Museum by David Starkey( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavishly illustrated book ties in with a major international exhibition opening at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich on 1 May 2003. Timed to commemorate the 400th anniversary since the death of Queen Elizabeth 1 in 1603, and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, the exhibition brings together a wealth of paintings, manuscripts, fine art objects and personal effects which illuminate Elizabeth's fascinating history. Elizabeth was born at Greenwich and spent her first months at Greenwich Palace, on the site of what is now a World Heritage Site, Maritime Greenwich.The book, containing contributions from a number of well-known experts on Tudor history, will focus on Elizabeth's Court as well as her relationship with the City of London and its increasingly influential mercantile class. It will also reflect the importance of Elizabeth's maritime adventurers, and their role in creating wealth for the crown, burgeoning maritime enterprise and the beginnings of an overseas empire
Monarchy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Starkey continues his multi-part examination of the English throne, with five episodes covering nearly 250 years, from Charles II to Victoria. Replete with infidelities, betrayals, and rivalries, English history emerges as a compelling family saga
The wives of Henry VIII( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the women behind the throne
Monarchy from the Middle Ages to modernity by David Starkey( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth examination of the English Monarchy and its relationship with the people, laws, and land throughout history
David Starkey's music & monarchy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Dr. David Starkey hosts this four-part series exploring the impact of the British monarchy on renowned composers over the centuries. He traces British musical tradition from the reigns of Henry V through Elizabeth II. Includes performances at Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, the chapel of King's College at Cambridge, and more. Includes music by William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Henry Purcell, George Frederic Handel, Edward Elgar, William Walton, and others
 
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Six wives : the queens of Henry VIII
Alternative Names
David Starkey britischer Historiker und Autor

David Starkey British constitutional historian

David Starkey Brits auteur

David Starkey brytyjski historyk

Starkey, David R.

Starkey, David Robert 1945-

スターキー, デイヴィッド

デヴィッド・スターキー

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English (245)

Covers
Elizabeth : the struggle for the throneSix wives : the queens of Henry VIIIThe reign of Henry VIII : personalities and politicsElizabeth : apprenticeshipMonarchy : from the Middle Ages to modernityHenry : virtuous princeMonarchyCrown and country : a history of England through her monarchy