The Lost Diary of King Henry VIII's Executioner Steve Barlow

HarperCollins
Paperback 128 pages

ISBN:
9780006945550
Size:
178 x 111 x 8mm
Published:
10th June 1996
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Overview

'Tudor Scandal - Chopper tells all.' Newly discovered diaries and scrapbook cuttings of Chopper Smith - chief executioner at the court of King Henry VIII - reveal astonishing details of life in Tudor time. This work also includes: banquets and beheadings; torture and terror; weddings and funerals; the odd birth or two; the King's most private thoughts; Henry's wives and the loves of their lives; jousting and jokes; music and monasteries; and much, much more! You've never read anything like it before!

Author

Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore have written numerous titles including the Mad Myths in Puffin's Surfer series for older, reluctant readers; Playscripts for OUP and contemporary teenage novels for Piccadilly Press. As well as being authors, they both teach English and Drama in Leicester. Steve Barlow in a further education college and Steve Skidmore in a secondary community school.

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