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An Afternoon with Renaissance Historians John Guy and Julia Fox, Authors of Hunting the Falcon
Join us on Saturday, January 20 at 1 p.m. for a virtual author event with historians John Guy and Julia Fox, who will discuss their new book, Hunting the Falcon.
Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Saturday, January 20 at 1 p.m. for a virtual author event with historians John Guy and Julia Fox, who will discuss their new book, Hunting the Falcon. Hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “A fierce, scholarly tour-de-force,” Hunting the Falcon is a groundbreaking examination of one of the most dramatic and consequential marriages in history: Henry VIII’s long courtship, short union, and brutal execution of Anne Boleyn.
Hunting the Falcon is the story of how Henry VIII’s obsessive desire for Anne Boleyn changed him and his country forever. By closely examining the most recent archival discoveries and peeling back layers of historical myth and misinterpretation and distortion, Anne and Henry’s tragic relationship is set against the major international events of the time and integrate and reinterpret sources hidden in plain sight or simply misunderstood. Among other things, the authors dispel lingering and latently ... view more »