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The Children of Henry VIIIBehind the facade of politics and pageantry at the Tudor court there was a family dramaNothing drove Henry VIII England's wealthiest and most powerful king than producing a legitimate male heir and so perpetuating his dynasty To that end he married six wives became the subject of the most notorious divorce case of the sixteenth century and broke with the pope all in an age of international competition and warfare social unrest and growing religious intolerance and discordHenry fathered four living children each by This book i

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