Edward VI (Hardback)
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Short Description for Edward VI Part of the YALE ENGLISH MONARCHS series, this is the story of Edward VI and his time. It supplies the dramatic context in which his short reign was played out, the momentous religious changes, factional fights and popular risings. The failure of his determination for a Protestant regime brought England to the brink of civil war.
- Published: 11 December 1999
- Format: Hardback 224 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780300079920 ISBN 10: 0300079923
- Sales rank: 1,415,468
Full description for Edward VI
This new biography of Edward VI, the boy king who died at 15 after ruling England for only six years, reveals for the first time his significant personal impact on the history of his country. Jennifer Loach portrays Edward as healthy and vigorous (contrary to previous views), precocious, highly educated, and decisive, and she details the dramatic context in which his reign played out.