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

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

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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: 9780521345125
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/01/1992
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(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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