Byrne, Muriel St. Clare.
Title THE LISLE LETTERS.
Edition First edition
Publisher U of Chicago Press 1981
Seller ID 107
6 vols: xxv+711pp, xviii+705pp, xiv+633pp, xiii+546pp, xx+880pp, ix+472pp. Color frontis, folding genealogical chart. 26 plates, 2 maps, 96 facsimiles. Fine original 1/4 cloth, Lisle signature to front boards. (Acquired with a collection of Napoleona) The Lisle Letters are the most complete set of family papers extant from the renaissance. An enthralling six-week plunge into the life of a noble English family during the turbulent times of Henry VIII.
England Britain Henry VIII History Tudors