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

By: ALAN NEAME

Price: £17.50

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121510

ISBN: 0340025743

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 los... View more info