Books, books and more books…
Books I have researched for the sequel of Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters.
A rather eclectic collection of books…
(Excellent – I have the first
of Spain: The Catholic Queen
by Warren H. Carroll
I really enjoyed this – but I do believe Carroll was
very in love with his subject??
and the Age of Reformation Dover Publications;
April 1, 2001
Erasmus intrigued me…
On the way to the port of
Corunna, Catalina went to
Santiago as a pilgrim, taking advantage of the indulgence of that year. This
book has really made me want to experience * the road* too – but if that
doesn’t happen, it was especially helpful in descriptions of landscape,
fauna and flora, etc…
But it still hasn’t answered the
questions about whether an unwed princess would dress the part of a pilgrim
and go through all the various rituals before going to Saint James. Still
hunting for the answer…
Catherine of Aragon, 1942
The classic biography of Catherine of
Catherine, the Queen
Mary M. Luke
Recommended by fellow Tudor author
C.W. Gortner, this was a great read!
Catherine of Aragon and Her Friends, Fordham
University Press; (June 1966)
Margaret Pole, 1473-1541
The tragic, tragic story of the fall of
the house of Pole.
Ruth M. Anderson,
Hispanic Costume 1480-1530
absolute gem of a book!!!
Catherine, Duchess of Suffolk: A portrait,
Alfred A. Knoff, inc, 1962.
daughter of Maria de Salinas – Catalina died in Maria’s arms.
Another biography leaving me intrigued
about its subject.
This bio offers up a true saint.
It was this book which made me decide
to get Hispanic Costume 1480-1530. I wanted to know
the kind of veil Fraser claimed highborn
Castilian girls wore. Anderson’s book has me conclude it really was a
mantle, rather than veil, as the veil, framing the face, didn’t cover a
woman’s face completely…
Benvenuto Cellini, The Autobiography of
Benvenuto Cellini, translated and with an introduction by George Bull,
Penguin Books, 1956.
Cellini was at “The field of cloth of
Tudor voices speak…
Helen E. Maurer, Margaret of Anjou,
The Boyden Press, UK, 2003
This book tackles what it means to be a
Extremely important book for my subject…
and by the same author…
I also express my sincere thanks to a
very kind historian who has loaned me his thesis on Chapuys, hoping he
hasn’t minded it rather lengthy stay on my bookshelf.
Fraser; The six wives of Henry VIII; Arrow Books, 1998.
Warnicke; The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn; Cambridge
University Press; Cambridge; 1989.
Anne Boleyn; Basil Blackwell; U.K.; 1986.
Chapman; The Challenge of Anne Boleyn; U.S.A, 1974
Bruce; Anne Boleyn; Collins, London, 1972.
Anne Boleyn; 1979, G.B.
The life and times of Mary Tudor; G. Weiden Field and Nicholson.
Scarisbrick; Henry the Eighth; University Press, Berkley & Los
Hackett; Henry the Eighth; The Reprint society, this Edition 1946.
The life and times of Henry VIII; General Editor: Antonia Fraser;
George Weidenfeld and Niclolson and Book Club, London; 1972
Williams; Elizabeth I; Cardinal, London, 1975.
Statesman and Saint; The Viking Press, N.Y. 1982.
Henry VIII and his court, Random House, 2001.
SIR THOMAS WYATT
Life and letters of Sir Thomas Wyatt; Liverpool University Press,
Thompson; Wyatt, the critical heritage; Routledge and K. Paul,
Publishers, London, 1974.
Merriam Foley; Sir Thomas Wyatt; Twayne Publishers, Boston,
Poems of Thomas Wyatt; edited by Kenneth Muir,
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London and Henley, 1949.
Thompson; Sir Thomas Wyatt and his background; Routledge and
Kegan Paul, London, 1964.
editor: Christopher Ricks; Sir Thomas Wyatt, the complete Poems;
Penguin books; 1978.
Letters; edited by Muriel St. Clare Byrne,
selected and arranged by Bridget Boland, The Folio Press, London, 1983.
English life in Tudor times; Wayland Publishers; London; 1972.
(1523 to 1528)
Cellini; The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini; translated and with
an introduction by George Bull, Penguin books, 1956.
Williamson; Catherine de’ Medici; The Viking Press, N.Y.;
Hollis; The Papacy; Weidenfeld and Niclolson, London, 1964.
The Sack of Rome, 1527; Translated from the French by Beth
Archer; The A.W. Mellon Lectures in fine Arts, 1983, U.K.
Rome; the biography of a city;
Penguin books, 1985.
Seward; Prince of the Renaissance; Constable and Company; London;
W.D. Rouse, translator;
Great Dialogues of Plato;
The New American Library; New York; 1956
CATHERINE OF ARAGON AND HER FRIENDS by John E. Paul
Very easy to read, this book provides an unique, intimate portrait of Katherine.
Margaret Pole, 1473-1541 by Hazel Pierce
Tragic story of the fall of the house of Pole.
The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn by Eric Ives
Peter Ackroyd, London: The Biography, Chatto & Windus; G.B., 2000.
Alison Plowden, The House of Tudor, Sutton Publishing, G.B, 2003
Read my review.
Evelyn Read, Catherine, Duchess of Suffolk: A portrait, Alfred A. Knoff, inc, 1962.
She’s the daughter of Maria de Salinas; Catalina died in Maria’s arms.
The King’s Mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby by Michael K. Jones and Malcolm G.Underwood,Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Fisher of Men, A life of John Fisher, 1469-1535 by Maria Dowling,
St Martin Press, 1999
Reading this book made me love Fisher.
The six wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser, Arrow Books, 1998
It was this book which made me decide to get Hispanic Costume 1480-1530. I wanted to know the kind of veil Fraser claimed highborn Castilian girls wore. Anderson’s book has me conclude it really was a mantle, rather than veil, as the veil, framing the face, didn’t cover a woman’s face completely…
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, translated and with an introduction by George Bull,
Penguin Books, 1956.
Cellini was at “The field of cloth of Gold.”
George Cavendish tells the story of Cardinal Wolsey and Sir Thomas More’s life is told by his son-in-law Roper.
Margaret of Anjou by Helen E. Maurer,
The Boyden Press, UK, 2003
Margaret of Anjou tackles what it means to be a medieval queen.
Barbara J. Harris, English Aristocratic Women
Important book for my sequel and by the same author.
Edward Stafford, Third Duke of Buckingham.
Erasmus and the Age of Reformation
Dover Publications;April 1, 2001
Came away from this very intrigued by Erasmus…