Cloth $62.50 ISBN: 9780226088006 Published June 1983

The Lisle Letters: An Abridgement

Edited by Muriel St. Clare Byrne

The Lisle Letters: An Abridgement
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Edited by Muriel St. Clare Byrne

Selected and Arranged by Bridget Boland
With a Foreword by Hugh Trevor-Roper
462 pages | 21 plates, genealogy | © 1983
Cloth $62.50 ISBN: 9780226088006 Published June 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.
Contents
List of Illustrations
Foreword by Hugh Trevor-Roper
Preface to the Selection
1. Introduction
2. Calais 1533-1535
3. Everyday Life in Calais 1533-1535
4. Politics and Religion 1533-1535
5. Educating the Children
6. Estate and Legal Business 1533-1535
7. Glimpses of the Court 1533-1535
8. Politics and Religion 1536
9. Calais 1536
10. Careers for the Children
11. Estate and Legal Business 1536
12. Everyday Life in Calais 1536-1540
13. People Apart
14. Glimpses of the Court 1536-1540
15. Calais 1537-1538
16. Later News of the Children
17. Estate and Legal Business 1537-1539
18. Calais 1539-1540
19. The Botolf Conspiracy
20. Two More Years
21. Epilogue
Index

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