The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction

The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction

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First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Guy's Very Short Introduction to The Tudors is the most authoritative short introduction to this age in British history. It offers a compelling account of the political, religious and economic changes of the country under such leading monarchs as Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. The work has been substantially revised and updated for this edition. In particular, the reigns of Henry VII, Edward VI, and Philip and Mary are comprehensively more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 109.22 x 167.64 x 10.16mm | 113.4g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9 halftones, 1 map
  • 0192854011
  • 9780192854018
  • 288,430

Table of contents

1. Economic changes ; 2. Henry VII ; 3. Henry VIII ; 4. Edward VI ; 5. Philip and Mary ; 6. Elizabeth I ; Further reading ; Chronology ; Genealogical tree: Lancaster and York 1327-1485 ; Indexshow more

About John Guy

John Guy has been Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews since 1992. His publications include Tudor England (1988, 1990), The Reign of Elizabeth I (1995), The Tudor Monarchy (1997), Cardinal Wolsey (1998), Thomas More (2000), Politics, Law and Counsel in Tudor and Early Stuart England (2000).show more

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