England under the Tudors / by G.R. Elton.

By: Elton, G. R. (Geoffrey Rudolph)Material type: TextTextSeries: Oman, Charles, History of England: 4.Publisher: London : Methuen, 1974Edition: 2nd edDescription: xi, 522 pages, folded leaf : genealogical table, maps ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0416787207; 9780416787207Subject(s): Tudor, House of | Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603 | England -- Civilization -- 16th century | Great Britain History Tudors, 1485-1603Additional physical formats: Online version:: England under the Tudors.DDC classification: 942.05 LOC classification: DA315 | .E6 1974Other classification: NN 4040
Contents:
The Tudor problem -- Henry VII: securing the dynasty -- Henry VII: restoration of government -- The Great Cardinal -- The King's Great matter -- Thomas Cromwell and the break with Rome -- The Tudor Revolution: empire and commonwealth -- The crisis of the Tudors, 1540-58 -- England during the price revolution -- The Elizabethan settlement, 1558-68 -- The growing conflict, 1568-85 -- Seapower -- War, 1585-1603 -- The structure of the age: conservatism -- The structure of the age: renaissance -- The last years -- Revisions(1972).
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-506) and index.

The Tudor problem -- Henry VII: securing the dynasty -- Henry VII: restoration of government -- The Great Cardinal -- The King's Great matter -- Thomas Cromwell and the break with Rome -- The Tudor Revolution: empire and commonwealth -- The crisis of the Tudors, 1540-58 -- England during the price revolution -- The Elizabethan settlement, 1558-68 -- The growing conflict, 1568-85 -- Seapower -- War, 1585-1603 -- The structure of the age: conservatism -- The structure of the age: renaissance -- The last years -- Revisions(1972).

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English historian Geoffrey Elton was born in Germany but educated at the University of London. In 1967 he became professor of constitutional history at Cambridge University. A scholar of Tudor administrative history, his studies have emphasized the development of modern governmental machinery, under the direction of Thomas Cromwell, as the central feature of the Tudor era. He has written many excellent works, a recent one being The English (1992).

(Bowker Author Biography)

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