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Jane Boleyn The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford by Julia Fox

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Historical - British,
  • History / Modern / 16th Century,
  • Modern - 16th Century,
  • Biography,
  • Boleyn, Jane,,
  • Court and courtiers,
  • Great Britain,
  • Ladies-in-waiting,
  • Viscountess Rochford,,
  • d. 1542

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9745907M
ISBN 100345485416
ISBN 109780345485410

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  Advance praise for Jane Boleyn “A riveting story–expertly written and based on an impressive body of research. Julia Fox’s book re-creates the inner life of one of the great scapegoats of history and vividly depicts the fervid, extravagant, interbred world of /5().   Jane Boleyn The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford (Book): Fox, Julia: Provides an account of the turbulent court of England's King Henry VIII and his queens, as seen through the eyes of Jane Rochford, sister-in-law to Anne Boleyn and cousin to Katherine Howard, who served as a lady-in-waiting for five of the king's wives.   Buy Jane Boleyn: The Infamous Lady Rochford by Fox, Julia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews:   The historian Retha Warnicke, author of The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn, also finds Jane Rochford blameless, but her view of the last days of the Boleyns is quite different from Fox’s. She suggests that the foetus Anne miscarried in was deformed, and that this deformity, which became known, opened the queen and her circle to accusations.

In a life of extraordinary drama, Jane Boleyn was catapulted from relative obscurity to the inner circle of King Henry VIII. As powerful men and women around her became victims of Henry's ruthless and absolute power, including her own husband and sister-in-law, Queen Anne Boleyn, Jane's allegience to the volatile monarchy was sustained and rewarded.3/5(17).   This book gives you an entirely different picture of Jane Boleyn. Most books make her out to be not a very nice woman and very jealous of Anne Boleyn. While you are reading this book you start to really like her and realize she is a very caring and thoughtful lady/5(). In a life of extraordinary drama, Jane Boleyn was catapulted from relative obscurity to the inner circle of King Henry VIII. As powerful men and women around her became victims of Henry’s ruthless and absolute power, including her own husband and sister-in-law, Queen Anne Boleyn, Jane’s allegiance to the volatile monarchy was sustained and rewarded. But the price for her . The Boleyn Inheritance (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #10), Philippa Gregory The book begins in , after the death of King Henry VIII's third wife, Jane Seymour. Henry is looking for a new wife and chooses Anne of Cleves, daughter of John III, Duke of Cleves, whom he has only seen from portraits sent to him by her brother, a minor duke/5(K).

Buy Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford (Random House Reader's Circle) Reprint by Fox, Julia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: This is a fabulous book for any lover of historical novels. Every other book I've read which involved Henry V and the Boleyn family, paints Jane, wife of George Boleyn and sister-in-law of Anne, as a scheming, throroughly nasty woman, so it's refreshing to see her in another book is more of a documentary with real people and well documented historical facts/5(15).   The story of Henry VIII's queens - as seen through the eyes of Jane Rochford, sister-in-law to Anne Boleyn and cousin to Katherine Rochford was sister-in-law to Anne Boleyn and Lady of the Bedchamber to Katherine Howard, whom she followed to the scaffold in /5(). Lady Jane Boleyn (nee Parker), Viscountess Rochford is the ill-fated wife (and later widow) of George Boleyn, Lord of Rochford, inThe Tudors. She is played by Irish actress Joanne King in a recurring role in Seasons 2 through 4. She is handmaiden to five of King Henry's wives (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves and Katherine Howard) before she is .