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King Henry Viii Of England And The Siege Of Boulogne: His Last War

These he pursued with a resoluteness, an interest and an insight which are worthy of all praise and which entirely dispose of all stories to the impact that he was of weak intellect. The only other matter in which the King showed any interest was the possibility of a peace with France, and this, which definitely redounded so much to his honour, was the quite factor that produced his contemporaries despise him. A marriage with a French princess would possibly type an significant portion of any treaty and, at final, Henry obtained a step towards such a treaty by consenting...