THE HOLY MAID OF KENT The Life of Elizabeth Barton 1506-1534

By: ALAN NEAME

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Brown Boards with gilt titles to spine, 235 x 160 mm approx. Genealogical Tables to end papers. 390pp. 2 maps, V Tables in text and 12 b/w photo. plates as called for. Born near Canterbury in Kent in 1506 Elizabeth Barton led a virtuous life as a Benedictine Nun, was influential in matters of Church and State and was the first victim of HenryVIII's religious reformation in opposing his determination to marry Anne Boleyn which ultimately led to her being hanged at the age of 28. The book; being the first full-length study of her life; seeks to restore a forgotten martyr to Christendom and a lost heroine to English history. Near Fine/VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jacket- creases to flap folds and a little shelf rubbing to extremities with a short professionally repaired tear of 10mm approx to head of spine. Non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: THE HOLY MAID OF KENT The Life of Elizabeth Barton 1506-1534

Author Name: ALAN NEAME

Categories: History, Religion, Autobiography /Biography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1971

ISBN Number: 0340025743

ISBN Number 13: 9780340025741

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 121510

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