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The making of the modern English state, 1460-1660

Author: Philip Edwards
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: British studies series (Palgrave (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The period 1460-1660 was one of the most dramatic and crucially formative in the emergence of the modern English state, language and self-consciousness. It encompassed the reigns of the last Plantagenets, the Tudors and the early Stuarts, as well as the victory of Parliament over the King in the Great Civil War and the amazing experiment of the Puritan Republic." "The Making of the Modern English State traces the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Edwards
ISBN: 0312236131 9780312236137 031223614X 9780312236144 0333698355 9780333698358 0333698363 9780333698365 0333716914 9780333716915
OCLC Number: 43903565
Description: vii, 439 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The wars of the roses --
The restored monarchy, 1461-1509: Edward IV, Richard III and Henry VII --
The reign of Henry VIII, 1509-47 --
The Henrician reformation --
Mid-Tudor turbulence, 1547-58: Edward VI and Mary I --
The reign of Elizabeth I, 1558-1603 --
The coming of the Stuarts: James I, 1603-25 --
The reign of Charles I to 1640 --
The coming of war, 1640-2 --
The British civil wars, 1642-51 --
The English republic.
Series Title: British studies series (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: Philip Edwards.
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1460-1660 was a dramatic and crucially formative period in the emergence of the modern English state, language and identity. The Making of the Modern English State traces the changes in politics and  Read more...

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