Graven With Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII

Graven With Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII


during this thrillingly pleasing e-book, Nicola Shulman interweaves the bloody occasions of Henry VIII's reign with the tale of English love poetry and the lifetime of its first grasp, Henry VIII's such a lot glamorous and enigmatic topic: Sir Thomas Wyatt.

 Poet, statesman, secret agent, lover of Anne Boleyn and favourite either one of Henry VIII and his sinister minister Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant Wyatt used to be in demand and envied in equivalent degree. His love poetry started as risqué leisure for bold men and ladies on the slippery best of the court docket. but if the awl started to fall and Henry VIII's legislation made his matters fall silent in terror, Wyatt's poetic talents turned the way to live to tell the tale. He observed love poem was once a spot the place secrets and techniques could hide. 

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