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Resource Guide: 'Wolf Hall' by Hilary Mantel

On August 3, 2023 the Folger’s virtual book club continues with a discussion of Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to Henry VIII and this turbulent time for the English court.


EXPLORE Shakespeare’s version of events

DISCOVER the historical figures in our collection

EXPLORE adaptations of Wolf Hall

We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of this program

Capitol Hill Community Foundation
Junior League of Washington

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