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Tudors: History of a Dynasty


A new and comprehensive overview of the complete Tudor dynasty taking in the most recent scholarship.

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A new and comprehensive overview of the complete Tudor dynasty taking in the most recent scholarship.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441136909
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 5/10/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 963,408
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

David Loades is one of the leading historians of the Tudor monarchy. He is the author of the definitive biography of Elizabeth's half-sister, Mary Tudor: A Life (1989), and of The Tudor Court (second edition, 2003). He is Honorary Research Professor at the University of Sheffield and Director of the British Academy John Foxe Project.

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Table of Contents

Preface / 1. Getting To Know the Family / 2. The Kings and Their Marriages; Henry VIII's 'Great Matter' / 3. Two Queens In Search of an Heir / 4. The Monarch and the Realm; The Uses of Parliament / 5. Noble Ambitions / 6. The Tudors and Their Neighbours / 7. The Trouble With God / 8. Merchant Matters / 9.The Good Lord and His Servants / 10. The Selling of the Monarchy / Conclusion: What Did the Tudors Do For Us? / Bibliography / Index.

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