The Political History of Tudor and Stuart England: A Sourcebook

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Psychology Press, 2002 - 180 páginas

A Political History of Tudor and Stuart England draws together a fascinating selection of sources to illuminate this turbulent era of English history. From the bloody overthrow of Richard III in 1485, to the creation of a worldwide imperial state under Queen Anne, these sources illustrate England's difficult transition from the medieval to the modern.
Covering a period characterised by conflict and division, this wide-ranging single-volume collection presents the accounts of Yorkists and Lancastrians, Protestants and Catholics, and Roundheads and Cavaliers side by side. A Political History of Tudor and Stuart England provides a crucial opportunity for students to examine the institutions and events that moulded English history in the early modern era at first-hand.

 

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Introduction
1
Central Government
27
The Treasury in 1705
35
Local Authority
53
The British Context
80
The Early Tudors
91
The Later Tudors
118
The Spanish Armada 1588
124
The Early Stuarts and Civil War
130
The Answer to the Nineteen Propositions 1642
140
Restoration to Revolution
149
Sources
172
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