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Henry VII

Author: Sean Cunningham
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge historical biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: This biography illuminates the life of Henry VII himself, how he ran his government, how his authority was maintained, and the nature of the country over which he ruled since he first claimed the throne in 1485. Sean Cunningham explores how Henry's reign was vitally important in stabilizing the English monarchy and providing the sound financial and institutional basis for later developments in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Heinrich, England König; König VII ) Heinrich (England
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Cunningham
ISBN: 9780415266208 0415266203 9780415266215 0415266211
OCLC Number: 71350583
Description: ix, 317 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Acknowledgements --
Genealogical chart --
1: Introduction --
2: Gaining the crown --
3: Forging the dynasty --
4: Perkin Warbeck --
5: Rigours of kingship --
6: Tudor government at work --
7: Lordship, the crown and the regions --
8: Royal power and personnel --
9: Preservation of power --
10: King's nation --
11: Projecting Tudor influence --
12: Conclusion --
Notes --
Selected further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Routledge historical biographies.
Other Titles: Henry 7th
Henry the seventh
Responsibility: Sean Cunningham.
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