England Under the Tudors

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Psychology Press, 1991 - History - 522 pages

First published in 1955 and never out of print, this wonderfully written text by one of the great historians of the twentieth century has guided generations of students through the turbulent history of Tudor England.

Now in its third edition, England Under the Tudors charts a historical period that saw some monumental changes in religion, monarchy, government and the arts. Elton's classic and highly readable introduction to the Tudor period offers an essential source of information from the start of Henry VII's reign to the death of Elizabeth I.

 

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Contents

I The Tudor Problem
1
Securing the Dynasty
18
Restoration of Government
42
IV The Great Cardinal
70
V The Kings Great Matter
98
VI Thomas Cromwell and the Break with Rome
127
VII The Tudor Revolution Empire and Common Wealth ...
160
Maps and Diagrams
177
XI The Growing Conflict 156885
295
XII Seapower
330
XIII War 15851603
357
Conservatism
395
Renaissance
430
XVI The Last Years
455
XVII Revisions 1972
476
Bibliography
492

VIII The Crisis of the Tuoors 154058
193
IX England During the Price Revolution
224
X The Elizabethan Settlement 155868
262

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About the author (1991)

Sir geoffrey Elton was Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Clare College

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