Étiqueté : Henri VIII

Parution : Timothy Schroder, « ‘A Marvel to Behold’: Gold and Silver at the Court of Henry VIII », Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 2020

Bringing the existence and significance of the lost riches of Henry VIII back to life, this book sheds new light on Henrician and Tudor court culture. Henry VIII amassed the most spectacular collection of gold and silver of any British monarch. Plate and jewels were hugely prominent in medieval and Renaissance courts and played an essential role in dynastic marriages and diplomacy as well as in cementing the bonds between king and court. Ranging from...

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