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Great Britain to 1688, a modern history.

Author: Maurice Ashley
Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1961]
Series: The University of Michigan history of the modern world; University of Michigan history of the modern world.
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Genre/Form: History
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Ashley, Maurice, 1907-1994.
Great Britain to 1688.
Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1961]
(OCoLC)557904315
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Ashley
OCLC Number: 1051654
Description: xi, 444, xxii pages maps 25 cm.
Contents: BOOK I: EARLY TIMES: Prehistoric Britain to the coming of Caesar --
Britain under the Romans --
The coming of the Anglo-Saxons --
The conversion of England to Christianity --
The rise of Wessex and Alfred the Great --
Origins of Wales, Scotland, and Ireland --
From Edward the Elder to Edward the Confessor --
English society before the Norman Conquest --
The foundation of Normandy and the reign of Edward the Confessor --
BOOK II: MIDDLE AGES: The Norman Conquest --
The reigns of William ii, Henry I, and Stephen --
The reigns of Henry II and Richard I --
The reign of John and Magna Carta --
The reign of Henry III --
Wales, Scotland, Ireland in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries --
English life and art in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries --
The reigns of Edward I and Edward II --
The reign of Edward III --
England in the fourteenth century --
Richard II and the Great Revolt --
The reigns of Henry IV and Henry V --
The loss of France and the Wars of the Roses --
Wales, Scotland, and Ireland in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries --
Fifteenth-century England --
BOOK III: THE TUDOR AGE: THE REFORMATION: English society in the early Tudor age --
The reign of Henry VII --
Henry VIII and Cardinal Wolsey --
The English Church on the eve of the Reformation --
The beginning of the English Reformation --
The last years of Henry VIII --
The reign of Edward VI --
The reign of Mary I --
John Knox and Mary, Queen of Scots --
The early years of Elizabeth I --
The foreign policy of Elizabeth I --
Elizabeth I and the war against Spain --
The economic and social life of the Elizabethan Age --
The expansion of England --
Learning, literature, and art in the Tudor Age --
The character of Elizabethan England --
BOOK IV: STUART TIMES: THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION: The accession of James I --
The last years of James I --
The reign of Charles I --
The coming of the Civil War --
The first Civil War --
The execution of Charles I --
The interregnum and the Protectorate --
The restoration of Charles II --
Charles II and the rise of political parties --
Economic and social life in seventeenth century England --
Education and culture in the seventeenth century --
Music through the seventeenth century --
Scientific and political ideas through the seventeenth century --
James II and the Revolution of 1688 --
Toward a British Empire --
Britain in 1688: conclusion --
Suggested readings --
List of sovereigns --
Index --
maps.
Series Title: The University of Michigan history of the modern world; University of Michigan history of the modern world.

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