The King's Mother: Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby / Edition 1

The King's Mother: Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby / Edition 1

by Michael K. Jones, Malcolm G. Underwood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521447941

ISBN-13: 9780521447942

Pub. Date: 04/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study of Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII and the founder of two Cambridge colleges is the first biography to explore the full range of archival sources and one of the best-documented studies of any late-medieval woman.

Overview

This study of Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII and the founder of two Cambridge colleges is the first biography to explore the full range of archival sources and one of the best-documented studies of any late-medieval woman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521447942
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
255,562
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; List of abbreviations; Genealogical tables; Introduction; 1. The family background; 2. The Wars of the Roses; 3. The reign of Henry VII; 4. The Countess and her property; 5. Household life; 6. A portrait of the Countess; 7. The Countess and the universities; 8. The legacy; Appendices; Select bibliography; Index.

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