Terrible and Terrific Tudors

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Terrible and Terrific Tudors

If you keep a royals calendar, you may be aware that 2010 marks the 501st anniversary of King Henry VIII's ascension to the throne of England.  Henry's marital adventures, and the accompanying political and religious intrigues, are as fascinating now as they were five centuries ago.

The Folger Shakespeare Library currently has an exhibition of King Henry's documents and artifacts on display.  To get into the quincentennial spirit and learn more about Henry, his wives, his children, his friends, his enemies, and his legacy that changed the course of British history, visit the District of Columbia Public Library, and check out some of the following :


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