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The Boleyn Inheritance

11 Ratings: 3.1
A book by Philippa Gregory

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Author: Philippa Gregory
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Publisher: Pocket
Date Published: December 30, 2008 (reprint)
2 reviews about The Boleyn Inheritance
review by . February 27, 2009
The Boleyn Inheritance
  Anne of Cleves. Katherine Howard. Jane Rochford. These three women share an inheritance born of deceit and political ambition, cast upon a stage with monarch Henry VIII, a man who has deluded himself into believing he is the direct recipient of God's word. By the time Henry has given Anne Boleyn over to the court for execution, he is infected with a persistent madness that touches all those around him. Advised by the Duke of Norfolk, who raised two Howard women to the throne of England …
review by . November 21, 2008
The timeline of The Boelyn Inheritance follows that of The Other Boelyn Girl; Anne and George Boelyn have both lost their heads (literally) to Henry VIII....who is now poised to take yet another wife. The seemingly naive Anne of Cleves--who with her German accent and odd (to English eyes) manner of dress manages to alienate the aging, ill king in their very first meeting. It is, however, a political and strategic union (as most of them are)....but the king has taken an immediate dislike to his betrothed …
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