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All the Queen's Men: Elizabeth I and Her Courtiers by Neville Williams
Aly, Michelangelo's Son by Peter Cane
The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes by His Fool, Will Somers by Margaret George
A Conversation With a Cat and Others by Hilaire Belloc
The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown by Claire Ridgway
The First Elizabeth by Carolly Erickson
Henry VIII by J. J. Scarisbrick
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare
Henry VIII : King and court by Alison Weir
Keeper of the King's Secrets by Michelle Diener
Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen by Alison Plowden
Mary, Queen of France by Jean Plaidy
My Lady Suffolk: A Portrait of Catherine Willoughby, Duchess of Suffolk by Evelyn Read
New Worlds, Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors, 1485-1603 by Susan Brigden
Notorious Royal Marriages: A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries of Dynasty, Destiny, and Desire by Leslie Carroll
The Pleasure Palace by Kate Emerson
Princess of Desire by Maureen Peters
Reluctant Queen by Molly Costain Haycraft
The Rose and the Thorn: The Lives of Mary and Margaret Tudor by Nancy Lenz Harvey
The Secret Bride by Diane Haeger
The Sisters of Henry VIII: The Tumultuous Lives of Margaret of Scotland and Mary of France by Mary Perry
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
The Tudor Brandons by Sarah-Beth Watkins
When Knighthood Was in Flower by Charles Major
Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England by Thomas Penn
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

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Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, 1st Viscount Lisle, KG (c. 1484 – 22 August 1545) was the son of Sir William Brandon and Elizabeth Bruyn. His father was the standard-bearer of Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond (later King Henry VII) and was slain by Richard III in person on Bosworth Field. Charles Brandon became the boon companion and later brother-in-law to King Henry VIII by his 1515 marriage to Henry's sister Mary Tudor. Henry ennobled him and appointed him commander of many military operations. His daughters and granddaughters became potential heirs to the English throne after the death of Henry's only son, Edward VI.

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