The Routledge Companion to the Tudor Age

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Routledge, 26 июл. 2012 г. - Всего страниц: 360
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This new Companion is an invaluable guide to one of the most colourful periods in history. Covering everything from the Reformation, controversies over the succession and the prayer book to literature, the family and education, this highly accessible reference tool contains commentary on the key events in the reigns of the five Tudor monarchs from Henry VII to Elizabeth I.

Opening with a general introduction, it includes a wealth of chronologies, biographies, statistics, and maps, as well as a glossary and a guide to the key works in the field. Topics covered include:

    • The establishment of the Tudor dynasty; monarchs and their consorts; rebellions against the Tudors
    • The legal system- central and ecclesiastical courts
    • Government- central and local; the Monarchy and Parliament
    • The Church – structure and changes throughout this tumultuous period
    • Ireland- timeline of key events
    • Population- numbers and distribution
    • The World of Learning- education; literature; religion
    • The key debates in the field.

This book will be essential reading for all those with an interest in the Tudor Age.

 

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Introduction
Abbreviations
General chronology
chronologies
27
Ireland
27
The world of learning
27
1 the monarchy and the royal household
27
2 parliament
27
Population and population distribution
76
Biographies 12 1 Monarchs and their consorts
79
Biographical index
1553
Genealogical tables
1590
who was who?
1590
Glossary
1595
Bibliographies
1631
Debates
2004

Central courts
42
Local government
49
Structure of the Church in England
58
Ecclesiastical courts and commissions
64

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Rosemary O’Day is Professor of History at the Open University.

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