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Mistress Anne - The Exceptional Life of Anne Boleyn

Carolly Erickson

A powerful ruler, an alluring young woman, a scandal that would rock the nation: Anne Boleyn's life story sounds more like a juicy TV docu-drama than a chapter of English history. Although she is not of noble birth or even especially beautiful, Anne Boleyn manages to rise to the very pinnacle of the English aristocracy. Renowned for her extraordinarily vivid recreations of historical events, Carolly Erickson brings out the full fascinating story of the enigmatic Anne Boleyn. Erickson paints an engaging portrait of this intriguing woman and her tragic life, from her early education in court intrigue, through her courtship and controversial marriage to Henry VIII, to the day she mounts the scaffold. With her expertise in the Tudor period, her sensitivity to sexual and political nuance, and her eminently readable prose style, Carolly Erickson is the ideal biographer for the elusive Anne Boleyn. Narrator Simon Prebble's elegant performance evokes all of the bittersweet drama of Boleyn's exceptional life and the tumultuous times in which she lived.

A powerful ruler, an alluring young woman, a scandal that would rock the nation: Anne Boleyn's life story sounds more like a juicy TV docu-drama than a chapter of English history. Although she is not of noble birth or even especially beautiful, Anne Boleyn manages to rise to the very pinnacle of the English aristocracy. Renowned for her extraordinarily vivid recreations of historical events, Carolly Erickson brings out the full fascinating story of the enigmatic Anne Boleyn. Erickson paints an engaging portrait of this intriguing woman and her tragic life, from her early education in court intrigue, through her courtship and controversial marriage to Henry VIII, to the day she mounts the scaffold. With her expertise in the Tudor period, her sensitivity to sexual and political nuance, and her eminently readable prose style, Carolly Erickson is the ideal biographer for the elusive Anne Boleyn. Narrator Simon Prebble's elegant performance evokes all of the bittersweet drama of Boleyn's exceptional life and the tumultuous times in which she lived.
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A powerful ruler, an alluring young woman, a scandal that would rock the nation: Anne Boleyn's life story sounds more like a juicy TV docu-drama than a chapter of English history. Although she is not of noble birth or even especially beautiful, Anne Boleyn manages to rise to the very pinnacle of the English aristocracy. Renowned for her extraordinarily vivid recreations of historical events, Carolly Erickson brings out the full fascinating story of the enigmatic Anne Boleyn. Erickson paints an engaging portrait of this intriguing woman and her tragic life, from her early education in court intrigue, through her courtship and controversial marriage to Henry VIII, to the day she mounts the scaffold. With her expertise in the Tudor period, her sensitivity to sexual and political nuance, and her eminently readable prose style, Carolly Erickson is the ideal biographer for the elusive Anne Boleyn. Narrator Simon Prebble's elegant performance evokes all of the bittersweet drama of Boleyn's exceptional life and the tumultuous times in which she lived.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Steven Crossley, Simon Prebble

Length:

9h 18m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:23


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:46


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

24:42


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

27:29


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

26:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

23:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

26:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:03


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

26:37


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

23:13


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

23:41


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:10


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

25:10


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:17


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

22:17


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

28:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

24:18


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

27:46


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:03