• "A tribute to Starkey's narrative drive, his puckish wit and sharp discrimination"

    Sunday Times
  • "Relentlessly scholarly...Starkey's is the best study of Henry's wives ever published... A masterly and persuasive narrative which never loses its grip over the story or the reader"

    Evening Standard
  • "High-powered history pithily expressed... This study of Henry VIII's women shows David Starkey at his best"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "So gripping that one finishes it wishing it were even longer... The punchy style adopted by Starkey is perfectly suited to the story he has to tell"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Starkey keeps the narrative alive with a combination of sound chronology, peppery opinion and startling detail... Six Wives provides an intriguing new perspective on this key period in English history"

    Daily Telegraph