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I’m Henry the 8th I Am, Henry 8th, I Am! I Am!

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Mention Henry VIII.  Anyone familiar with history envisions a rotund monarch with a penchant for trading wives.  How many were there? Five, six, seven?  Is he called “the Eighth” because he had eight wives?  In pursuit of a male heir, he had six wives who would be “Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, lived.”  Did he need a son to legitimize the Tudor dynasty – or did he just have a wandering codpiece? How rotund was he? A 52 inch waist meant he was winched onto his horse.  Did Anne Boleyn “bewitch” him?  Her vestigial sixth finger was a sign of witchcraft.  Henry probably planned her execution while lying in bed not with a new woman but with a bloody animal pelt.  What better way to distract bodily fleas and lice?  Join us for an era that was bloody in more ways than one.  

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Location
CE South Building

Instructor
Roberta Boggess 

 

Notice

Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible, uner Personal Enrichment

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Thursday, November 29, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/29/2018 - 11/29/2018 Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 113 Roberta Boggess