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Henry VII

Author: S B Chrimes
Publisher: Berkeley, [Calif.] : University of California Press, 1972.
Series: English monarchs series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Founder of the Tudor Dynasty, Henry VII was a crucial figure in English history. In this acclaimed study of the king's life and reign, the distinguished historian S.B. Chrimes explores the circumstances surrounding Henry's acquisition of the throne, examines the personnel and machinery of government, and surveys the king's social, political, and economic policies, law enforcement, and foreign strategy. This edition  Read more...
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Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S B Chrimes
ISBN: 0520022661 9780520022669
OCLC Number: 567203
Description: xv, 373 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The establishment of the dynasty. To the Battle of Bosworth --
Accession, coronation, marriage, and family --
The problem of security --
pt. 2. The personnel and machinery of government. The King's council --
The seals and secretariats - Financial administration --
Parliaments and Great Councils --
Judicature --
pt. 3. Statecraft. Law-making --
Law enforcement --
Fiscal and financial policy --
Economic and social policy --
Relations with the church --
Policy towards Wales and Ireland --
Foreign policies --
Epilogue: The King's grace.
Series Title: English monarchs series.
Responsibility: [by] S. B. Chrimes.

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Founder of the Tudor Dynasty, Henry VII was a crucial figure in English history. In this acclaimed study of the king's life and reign, the distinguished historian S.B. Chrimes explores the circumstances surrounding Henry's acquisition of the throne, examines the personnel and machinery of government, and surveys the king's social, political, and economic policies, law enforcement, and foreign strategy. This edition of the book includes a new critical introduction and bibliographical updating by George Bernard.

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