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    DescriptionThomas Cromwell was a man of humble origins and outstanding intellect who rose up to become Henry VIII's chief minister and right-hand man during the English Reformation. He wielded enormous power while he retained the king's favour, but the failure of Henry's marriage to Anne of Cleves, which Cromwell had arranged, led to his swift downfall and execution. In this authoritative biography by an acknowledged expert in the field, John Schofield reveals that the popular image of Cromwell as a blood-stained henchman is largely fictional. Detailed research into contemporary sources illuminates his brilliant mind and his love for and patronage of the arts and humanities, while short case studies shed new light on his relations with, and his reputation among, Henry VIII's subjects. In his conclusion, Schofield narrates the drama of Cromwell's downfall and highlights the king's posthumous exoneration of the 'most faithful servant he ever had'.


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    Title
    The Rise & Fall of Thomas Cromwell
    Subtitle
    Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Schofield
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 120 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 530 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752458663
    ISBN 10: 0752458663
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    DC22: 942.052092
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/16CNTY, SEXL/MASC
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    BISAC V2.8: BIO014000, BIO006000, HIS037090
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    LC classification: DA334.C9 S36 2011
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHD
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    John Schofield is the author of "Philip Melanchthon and the English Reformation" and "Martin Luther."