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Edward VI : the lost King of England

Author: Chris Skidmore
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today, the two dominant figures of the Tudor period are held to be Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Yet Edward's reign is equally important. His reign was one of the most dramatic change and tumult, yet many of the changes that were instigated during this period ... not only exceeded Henry's ambitions but have endured for four centuries since Edward's death in 1553"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Edward, King of England; Edward, King of England; König VI ) Eduard (England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Skidmore
ISBN: 9780297846499 0297846493
OCLC Number: 72147239
Description: xviii, 346 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Chris Skidmore.
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A story of a boy born to absolute powers, whose own writings and letters offer a picture of a life full of promise, but tragically cut short. This is not only a story of bloodthirsty power struggles,  Read more...

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'Skidmore leaves his reader convinced that Edward's reign is crucial in English history... he writes with clarity and verve' -- Hilary Mantel THE GUARDIAN (Book of the Week) 'In his last year, after Read more...

 
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