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Henry

Book Three of the Tudor Trilogy
Narrated by: James Young
Series: Tudor Trilogy, Book 3
Length: 9 hrs
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Bosworth 1485: After victory against King Richard III, Henry Tudor becomes King of England. Rebels and pretenders plot to seize his throne. The barons resent his plans to curb their power and he wonders who he can trust. He hopes to unite Lancaster and York through marriage to the beautiful Elizabeth of York.

With help from his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, he learns to keep a fragile peace. He chooses a Spanish Princess, Catherine of Aragon, as a wife for his son Prince Arthur. His daughters will marry the King of Scotland and the son of the Emperor of Rome. It seems his prayers are answered, then disaster strikes and Henry must ensure the future of the Tudors.

©2017 Tony Riches (P)2017 Tony Riches

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  • M. Ward
  • 25-09-2017

Truly enjoyed this trilogy

I read a LOT of books on the Tudor/Plantagenet era, from historical to historical fiction. Mr. Riches' depiction of Henry VII is the one I believe to be accurate; not the paranoid, evil villain that other writers have created. Riches brings a warmth to the character. A man who is in love with his wife, but recognizes his shortcomings.

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  • PrettyinPink
  • 28-03-2019

Favorite of the Trilogy

I’ve enjoyed all the books of this trilogy but this one the most. In other books about Henry VII, he and his mother are portrayed as villains. I appreciated that here the author took care to give him a more balanced character. I left the book feeling intensely sorry for him and the hardships he endured throughout a very eventful life.

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  • Layla Mabbitt
  • 10-11-2018

Appealing and Thought Provoking

A fictional take on Henry VII that is new and interesting. I really enjoyed this book because it gives a new perspective and personality to Henry VII and reminds me we will never truly know how he really behaved and lived his life.

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  • shawlyn
  • 12-06-2019

overall sad life I dont think he was ever happy.

Good read, The story ended nicely. Some parts seemed a little rushed through (historically) Enjoyed how the author tied in other important figures' stories from the time.

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  • MRS K J REVELL
  • 14-10-2017

Dreadful narration

The above says it all. The story is well known with no fresh angles. The narrator is frankly irritating- inflections all wrong - terrible accents. I won't be choosing a book narrated by him again!

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  • d m holt
  • 12-01-2019

Poorly performed


Needs to leave pauses when story skips a few years. Very unconvincing accents. Tone of voice is very mournful

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-05-2018

Henry

I enjoyed the book. It is a book of interest I found when I couldn't sleep. It relaxed me and I retained what I herd. Yes a 👍.