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Thomas Cromwell: Friend or Foe of the English Nobility | Original Article

Surendra Kumar Meena*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Cromwell is smart, persuasive, and shrewd in the court setting. Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies, and The Mirror The Light , Hilary Mantel's books about life in king Henry's court as seen by Thomas Cromwell, are widely regarded as having revitalized the historical fiction genre. While Mantel has been lauded for her portrayal of Cromwell, she has also been criticized for painting him in too rosy a light.