Katherine Parr

Katherine Parr

Complete Works and Correspondence

eBook - 2011
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To the extent that she is popularly known, Katherine Parr (1512-48) is the woman who survived King Henry VIII as his sixth and last wife. She merits far greater recognition, however, on several other fronts. Fluent in French, Italian, and Latin, Parr also began, out of necessity, to learn Spanish when she ascended to the throne in 1543. As Henry's wife and queen of England, she was a noted patron of the arts and music and took a personal interest in the education of her stepchildren, Princesses Mary and Elizabeth and Prince Edward. Above all, Parr commands interest for her literary labors: she.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780226647265
0226647269
9781283362757
1283362759
Characteristics: 1 online resource (656 pages)
Additional Contributors: Mueller, Janel
Mueller, Janel M.

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