Henry VIII


Drawing inspiration from Japan and using Shakespeare’s original texts, this series brings to life the Bard’s words.

ISBN: 9781906838027 Author: Shakespeare, William Publisher: Self Made Hero, a di Publication Date: 9th April 2009 Imprint: Metro Media Cover: Paperback Dewey: 741.5942 (edition:23) Pages: 208 Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subjects: ,

A graphic re-telling of Shakespeare’s classic historical play. Henry, a proud and wilful monarch, defies Rome’s ban on divorce to marry the beguiling Anne Boleyn. Despite attempts to sway the Pope by Cardinal Wolsley, England’s powerful Lord Chancellor, the Catholic Church plunges into chaos, signalling the beginning of the Church of England. Anne, the new queen, gives birth to a girl who will become England’s most famous monarch – Elizabeth I.

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