The Boy King: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation
University of California Press, Sep 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 283 pages
Diarmaid MacCulloch illuminates the significance of Edward's turbulent and neglected reign. He takes a fresh look at the life and beliefs of the young king and of the ruthless politicians who jostled for power around him. He analyzes the single-minded strategy of the Protestant Revolution and assesses the support it had among the people of England.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing
This is less a biography of Edward VI than an academic study of the course of the English Reformation during Edward's six-year reign. Edward VI himself barely warrants a mention in this volume, as the ... Read full review
Review: The Boy King: Edward VI and the Protestant ReformationUser Review - Goodreads
If you are looking for a biography of Edward VI, keep on looking. This book focuses on the Edwardian government's role in the English Protestant Reformation. It is very interesting and useful for a student of the period but I feel the title is a little misleading. It certainly mislead me! Read full review