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The Tudors

Kings and Queens of England's Golden Age
Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
Categories: History, European
4 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Summary

The Tudor dynasty presided over one of the most dynamic periods in English history, an era that witnessed courtly conspiracies and public executions, religious reformation and exploration. Its fearsome monarchs transformed England from a minor medieval kingdom into a major player on the world stage.

The Tudors reveals the complex personalities behind this powerful family, and the passions and jealousies that spurred them on. From the penny-pinching Henry VII to his profligate, wife-hungry son Henry VIII, and from the religious persecutions of Mary I to the golden age of her sister Elizabeth I, this is a gripping, entertaining romp through a fascinating age.

©2012 Arcturus Publishing Limited (P)2015 Arcturus Digital Limited

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Good narration but inaccurate to the original book

The book states lines differently then the narrator so could use a editors look over

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Intriguing biographies of the Kings and Queens

The start was quite rapid and it was hard to follow. However as each King and Queen in chronological order in most parts were explained, the story of each other's interactions overlapped and it reconciled with information we were told before. It was interesting to learn about the rises and falls, the wars, the diplomatic strategies, the adventures of the Tudors.