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Humphrey Newton (1466-1536) : an early Tudor gentleman

Humphrey Newton (1466-1536) : an early Tudor gentleman

Author: Deborah Youngs
Publisher: Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell & Brewer, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This Biography of Humphrey Newton offers a unique view of gentry life at the time.The public and political lives of the fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century gentry have been extensively studied, but comparatively little is known of their private lives and beliefs. Humphrey Newton of Pownall, Cheshire, offers a rare and fascinating opportunity to redress the balance, thanks to the fortunate survival of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Youngs, Deborah.
Humphrey Newton (1466-1536).
Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell & Brewer, 2008
Named Person: Humphrey Newton; Humphrey Newton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Youngs
ISBN: 9781846156458 1846156459 1843833956 9781843833956 1282620878 9781282620872 9786612620874 6612620870
OCLC Number: 647762285
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 257 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: FRONTCOVER; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; 1. Introduction; 2. The Newton Family; 3. Humphrey and the Law; 4. Land and Lordship; 5. Beliefs; 6. Lifestyle; 7. Writer; 8. Humphrey: The Man and his World; APPENDICES; 1. Timeline of key events during Humphrey Newton's life 1466-1536; 2. Bodleian Library, MS Latin Miscellaneous c.66; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; BACKCOVER
Responsibility: Deborah Youngs.


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