Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

by Anderson, M. T. Year Published: 2018 YA
Seven award-winning young adult authors illuminate the lives of Britain's King Henry VIII and his six wives from different viewpoints.
King Henry VIII was a charismatic and extravagant ruler obsessed with both his power as king and with siring a male heir. Six women became his queens, several fated for divorce, or beheading. In this book, seven authors tell of their attempts to survive their unpredictable king and his power-hungry court. As they experience joy and heartache, tragedy and betrayal, readers will get an intimate look at the royalty of the most perilous times in English history. -- adapted from jacket