This book focuses on the dress of one royal individual, Henry and his physique, portraiture, personal wardrobe, jewellery, regalia and ceremonial robes. It is the only other substantial record of the king's clothes in English archives on wardrobe and inventory.
Table of Contents
1. Henry VIII: The Man and his Image 2. Henry VIII: European Prince and King of England 3. Creating Magnificence: The Role of the Great Wardrobe 4. The Cycle of Royal Life: Coronations to Funerals 5. Henry VII: Establishing the House of Tudor 6. Henry VIII's Wardrobe Unlock'd 7. Henry VIII's Ceremonial Wardrobe: Observing the Ritual Year 8. Caring for the King's Clothes: The Wardrobe of the Robes and the Laundry 9. Female Fashions at Henry VIII's Court 10. An Expression of Individuality: An Analysis of the Wardrobes of Henry VIII's Wives and Sisters 11. The King's Children: Dressed to Impress 12. The Henrician Court 13. The Royal Household: Form, Function and Livery 14. Livery for the Households of Henry VII and his Family 15. Henry VIII's Household: The Domus Magnificencie and the Domus Providencie 16. Outside the Household: The Stable, the Hunts and Beyond 17. Tudor Military Splendour 18. The Households of Henry VIII's Wives, Sisters and Children 19. The Royal Artificers: The Royal Artificers 20. Making the Tudor Wardrobe 21. Transcription Notes