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The Tudors : the complete story of England's most notorious dynasty, G.J. Meyer

Label
The Tudors : the complete story of England's most notorious dynasty
Title
The Tudors
Title remainder
the complete story of England's most notorious dynasty
Statement of responsibility
G.J. Meyer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meyer, G. J.
Dewey number
942.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
DA315
LC item number
.M477 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tudor, House of
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Monarchy
Target audience
adult
Label
The Tudors : the complete story of England's most notorious dynasty, G.J. Meyer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover: Delacorte press, 2010
  • Includes reader's guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [579]-594) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family tree -- A Tudor timeline -- August 22, 1485: the Battle of Bosworth, an exile returns -- An Excess of Good Fortune: 1485-1532 -- The luck of Henry Tudor: the king who had (almost) everything -- The King's great matter: his pursuit of an annulment and of Anne Boleyn -- Frustration and embarrassment: Queen Catherine resists, and finds support -- Radical departures: moving the line between church and state -- Another way devised: a policy of winning by intimidation and terror -- A revolution in the making: Henry raises the stakes -- A thunderbolt falls: the royal ultimatum -- Submission: the archbishop of Canterbury surrenders -- Consummation: the king beds, then weds, Anne Boleyn -- Monster: 1533-1547 -- First blood: the destruction of the nun of Kent -- Supremacy: Parliament acknowledges the king's new powers -- "We will all die" : destruction of the charterhouse monks, and of John Fisher-- "Preserve my friends from such favors" : trial and execution of Thomas More; the monastic visits -- All but Godlike: Anne Boleyn is replaced; the smaller monasteries destroyed -- Rebellion and betrayal: explosion, the pilgrimage of Grace; King Henry gets his son --The last of Henry: three more wives, money trouble, a final torrent of killings -- A King too Soon and a Queen too Late: 1547-1558 -- A new beginning: evangelicals triumph; Edward Seymour assumes command -- England's second reformation: Henry VIII's church dismantled; the fall of Seymour -- A revolution and a coup: the rise of John Dudley, the death of Edward VI, the brief reign of Jane Grey -- Another new beginning: Mary I and the restoration of the old religion -- And another early end: dreams turn to dust -- Survivor: 1558-1603 -- Yet another new beginning: the return to Protestantism -- The succession, again: Robert Dudley and the hope for an heir -- A torrent of miseries: religion, the succession, and Mary, Queen of Scots -- Actions, reactions, provocations: trouble in France, trouble with Spain; rebellion in the Netherlands -- A horrific tangle and war at last: years of meddling produce war in the Netherlands -- The last favorite: the rise of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex -- A seat at the table: the rivalry of Essex and Robert Cecil -- The last act: the fall of Essex; the dismal final decade of the Tudor Age
Control code
ocn646113467
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Bantam Books Trade Paperback edition.
Extent
xxvi, 623 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385340779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
942.05 M575B ; XX-N ; SA ; LAP ; C1104BT4.
Other physical details
color illustrations, map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 646113467
  • (OCoLC)646113467
Label
The Tudors : the complete story of England's most notorious dynasty, G.J. Meyer
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover: Delacorte press, 2010
  • Includes reader's guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [579]-594) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family tree -- A Tudor timeline -- August 22, 1485: the Battle of Bosworth, an exile returns -- An Excess of Good Fortune: 1485-1532 -- The luck of Henry Tudor: the king who had (almost) everything -- The King's great matter: his pursuit of an annulment and of Anne Boleyn -- Frustration and embarrassment: Queen Catherine resists, and finds support -- Radical departures: moving the line between church and state -- Another way devised: a policy of winning by intimidation and terror -- A revolution in the making: Henry raises the stakes -- A thunderbolt falls: the royal ultimatum -- Submission: the archbishop of Canterbury surrenders -- Consummation: the king beds, then weds, Anne Boleyn -- Monster: 1533-1547 -- First blood: the destruction of the nun of Kent -- Supremacy: Parliament acknowledges the king's new powers -- "We will all die" : destruction of the charterhouse monks, and of John Fisher-- "Preserve my friends from such favors" : trial and execution of Thomas More; the monastic visits -- All but Godlike: Anne Boleyn is replaced; the smaller monasteries destroyed -- Rebellion and betrayal: explosion, the pilgrimage of Grace; King Henry gets his son --The last of Henry: three more wives, money trouble, a final torrent of killings -- A King too Soon and a Queen too Late: 1547-1558 -- A new beginning: evangelicals triumph; Edward Seymour assumes command -- England's second reformation: Henry VIII's church dismantled; the fall of Seymour -- A revolution and a coup: the rise of John Dudley, the death of Edward VI, the brief reign of Jane Grey -- Another new beginning: Mary I and the restoration of the old religion -- And another early end: dreams turn to dust -- Survivor: 1558-1603 -- Yet another new beginning: the return to Protestantism -- The succession, again: Robert Dudley and the hope for an heir -- A torrent of miseries: religion, the succession, and Mary, Queen of Scots -- Actions, reactions, provocations: trouble in France, trouble with Spain; rebellion in the Netherlands -- A horrific tangle and war at last: years of meddling produce war in the Netherlands -- The last favorite: the rise of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex -- A seat at the table: the rivalry of Essex and Robert Cecil -- The last act: the fall of Essex; the dismal final decade of the Tudor Age
Control code
ocn646113467
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Bantam Books Trade Paperback edition.
Extent
xxvi, 623 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385340779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
942.05 M575B ; XX-N ; SA ; LAP ; C1104BT4.
Other physical details
color illustrations, map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 646113467
  • (OCoLC)646113467

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