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    • The Age of Henry VIII

    • By: Dale Hoak, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Dale Hoak
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Henry VIII, who ruled England for almost four decades, provokes questions. What is greatness? How should we judge character? Who or what can be said to "make" or cause history? England's most famous king ruled an island only about the size of Pennsylvania, 500 years ago - yet he remains instantly recognizable to this day. In this series of 24 revealing lectures, an honored teacher offers an intimate portrait of the monarch who, in a recent biographer's words, "changed the heart, mind, and face of Britain more than anything between the coming of the Normans and the coming of the factory"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and enthralling!

    • By Fara on 12-18-13

    Regular price: $34.95