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Author Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-

Title Tudors : the history of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I / Peter Ackroyd.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    942.05 ACK    Available
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description x, 507 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series [History of England ; v. 2]
Note Originally published in Great Britain by Macmillan as a set, complete in 6 volumes, under the common title: The history of England; Tudors is volume 2 in that series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-481) and index.
Contents Hallelujah -- All in scarlet -- Heretic! -- The woes of marriage -- Into court -- Old authentic histories -- The king's pleasure -- A little neck -- The great revolt -- The confiscation -- The old fashion -- The body of Christ -- The fall -- War games -- A family portrait -- The last days -- The breaking of the altars -- Have at all papists! -- The barns of Crediton -- The lord of misrule -- The nine-day queen -- In the ascendant -- Faith of our fathers -- An age of anxiety -- Nunc Dimittis -- A virgin queen -- Two queens -- The thirty-nine steps -- The rivals -- The rites of spring -- Plots and factions -- The revels now are ended -- The frog -- The great plot -- The dead cannot bite -- Armada -- Repent! Repent! -- The setting sun -- A disobedient servant -- The end of days -- Reformation.
Summary Ackroyd brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life, charting the course of English history from Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to the epic rule of Elizabeth I.
Subject Tudor, House of.
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.
Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- History of England -- v. 2.
ISBN 9781250003621 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1250003628 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781250037596 (e-book ; alk. paper)

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