The second edition of this bestselling narrative history hasbeen revised and expanded to reflect recent scholarship. The booktraces the transformation of England during the Tudor-Stuartperiod, from feudal European state to a constitutional monarchy andthe wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth.
- Written by two leading scholars and experienced teachers of thesubject, assuming no prior knowledge of British history
- Provides student aids such as maps, illustrations, genealogies,and glossary
- This edition reflects recent scholarship on Henry VIII and theCivil War
- Extends coverage of the Reformations, the Rump and Barebone'sParliament, Cromwellian settlement of Ireland, and the European,Scottish, and Irish contexts of the Restoration and Revolution of1688-9
- Includes a new section on women’s roles and thehistoriography of women and gender
- Accompanied by Sources and Debates in English History,1485-1714
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About the Author
Robert Bucholz is Professor of History at Loyola Universityof Chicago. He is the author of The Augustan Court: Queen Anneand the Decline of Court Culture (1993) and, with Sir JohnSainty, Officials of the Royal Household 1660–1837 (2volumes, 1997–8). He has written articles on Queen Anne andthe court.
Newton Key is Professor of History at Eastern IllinoisUniversity. He has written articles on preaching, on feasting, oncharity, and on provincial and metropolitan politicking in StuartEngland and Wales. He is currently at work on a study ofpatrician/plebeian politics in seventeenth- and eighteenth-centuryLondon.
Table of Contents
List of Plates.
List of Maps.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Preface to the First Edition.
Conventions and Abbreviations.
Introduction: England and its People, ca. 1485.
1. Establishing the Henrician Regime, 1485–1525.
2. (Dis-)Establishing the Henrician Church, 1525–1536.
3. Reformations and Counter-Reformations, 1536–1558.
4. The Elizabethan Settlement and its Challenges,1558–1585.
5. The Elizabethan Triumph and Unsettlement,1585–1603.
6. Merrie Olde England?, ca. 1603.
7. The Early Stuarts and the Three Kingdoms,1603–1642.
8. Civil War, Revolution, and the Search for Stability,1642–1660.
9. Restoration and Revolution, 1660–1689.
10. War and Politics, 1689–1714.
Conclusion: Augustan Polity, Society, and Culture, ca.1714.
1. The Yorkists and Lancastrians.
2. The Tudors and Stuarts.
3. The Stuarts and Hanoverians.
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