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Title:
Politics and nation : England, 1450-1660
Author:
Loades, D. M.
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
Physical Description:
x, 476 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Politics and the nation 1450-1660. 1974.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780631214595

9780631214601
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Book

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Central Library DA315 .L57 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This political narrative of the rise and fall of the Tudor monarchy examines the relationship between the crown and the aristocracy.


Author Notes


David Loades is Emeritus Professor of the University of Wales and Honorary Research Professor of the University o0f Sheffield. He taught at the universities of St Andrews and Durham before moving to the University of Wales, Bangor in 1980 as Professor of History. His previous books include Mary Tudor: A Life (1989), The Tudor Court (1986) and Tudor Government (1997).


Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
Part I The Eclipse of the Medieval Monarchy, 1450-1521
1 The Lack of Governance
2 The Collapse of Obedience
3 The Restoration of Authority
4 The Foundation of the Tudor Monarchy
Part II The Establishment and Testing of the Tudor Monarchy, 1521-1570
5 The Administration of Cardinal Wolsey
6 Thomas Cromwell and the Crisis of Authority
7 Henry VIII and his Legacy
8 Religious Reaction and the Spanish Marriage
9 A New Queen and a New Identity
Part III The Decline of the Tudor Monarchy, 1571-1629
10 The Years of Stability
11 The Stresses of War
12 The New King and the Old Problems
13 The Ascendancy of the Duke of Buckingham
Part IV The Collapse of Traditional Government, 1630-1660
14 The Failure of Communication
15 Constitutional Stalemate and Civil War
16 The Fall of the Monarchy, and Military Dictatorship
Historiographical
Appendix

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