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House of treason : the rise and fall of a Tudor dynasty

Author: Robert Hutchinson
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The dramatic story of the Howard family - the Dukes of Norfolk. The richest and most powerful noble family in Britain, after the king himself, they regarded themselves as the power behind the throne. The rise and fall of this mighty dynasty sheds new light on the reigns of Henry VII, Henry VIII and Elizabeth as well as providing enormous entertainment.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hutchinson, Robert, 1948-
House of treason.
London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009
(OCoLC)891646168
Named Person: Dukes of Norfolk; Dukes of Norfolk; Howard, Familie : 13. Jh.-; Howard, Familie.; Howard (Familie)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hutchinson
ISBN: 9780297845645 0297845640
OCLC Number: 267175685
Description: xxi, 340 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rebuilding the dynasty --
Guardians of England --
The king's 'great matter' --
A woman scorned --
'Dreadful execution' --
'Prostrate and most humble' --
Down but not out --
The great survivor --
An equal of kings --
Martyr Earl --
Resurgam.
Responsibility: Robert Hutchinson.

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