Intrigue and Treason: The Tudor Court, 1547-1558

Intrigue and Treason: The Tudor Court, 1547-1558

by David Loades
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582772265

ISBN-13: 9780582772267

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

With Elizabeth and Henry VIII dominant, the Tudor world still captures the popular imagination today. Yet how did the court change from Henry's ruggedly masculine environment to Elizabeth's feminine world? This book meticulously analyses events from the school room of Edward, through Mary and Philip's reign and right through to the era of Elizabeth's loving virgin

…  See more details below

Overview

With Elizabeth and Henry VIII dominant, the Tudor world still captures the popular imagination today. Yet how did the court change from Henry's ruggedly masculine environment to Elizabeth's feminine world? This book meticulously analyses events from the school room of Edward, through Mary and Philip's reign and right through to the era of Elizabeth's loving virgin circle. It charts how the court changed through a series of plots, affairs and religious rollercoasters that sent seismic waves reaching to the heart of the royal family.For readers interested in the early monarchy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582772267
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

List of Illustrations

1. The Functioning of the Court 1540-1547

The Court During the Protectorate 1547-49

Educating and Entertaining a Prince

The Politics of the Court 1550-53

The Succession Crisis of July 1553

The Court of a femme seule

King Philip

The Declining Years 1555-58

Elizabeth

The Eye of the Storm

Appendix I The Structure of the Court

Appendix II The Chief Officers of the Court

Select Bibliography

Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >