The Athenæum was quite mocking about the quality of the history, finding it deficient in the critical evaluation and referencing of sources, and claiming to have derived entertainment but not instruction from the first volume...
In the novel Murder Most Royal, JP
viewed Henry VIII
's serial marriages through the eyes of two of his wives (both executed at his command), Anne Boleyn
and Catherine (sometimes Katherine) Howard
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
In Rose Without a Thorn (in which she returns to the topic of Henry VIII
's fifth wife, Katherine Howard
), she again presents her heroine (realistically considering the age she writes of) in terms...