Reformation Europe: 1517-1559

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Wiley, Dec 16, 1999 - History - 292 pages
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This is G.R. Elton's classic account of the Reformation, revealing the issues and preoccupations which seemed central to the age and portraying its leading figures with vigour and realism.

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The last time I was read this book was in 1975. I was studying history at La Trobe University and we were working on the Reformation. The book was required reading. I am at present up to page 175. I ... Read full review

Review: Reformation Europe 1517-1559

User Review  - Goodreads

The last time I was read this book was in 1975. I was studying history at La Trobe University and we were working on the Reformation. The book was required reading. I am at present up to page 175. I ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

G. R. Elton was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University from 1983 to 1988. Among his numerous works are The Tudor Revolution in Government (1953), England under the Tudors (1955), Reform and Renewal (1973), The Parliament of England 1559-1581, and The English (Blackwell, 1992). He was founding editor of the Blackwell History of the Modern British Isles. he died in 1994.

Andrew Pettergree is Professor in Modern History at the University of St Andrews and Director of the St Andrews Reformation Studies Institute.

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