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The Tudors For Dummies

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This entertaining guide covers the period from 1485 to 1603,exploring the life and times of everyday people (from famine andthe flu epidemic, to education, witchcraft and William Shakespeare)as well as the intrigues and scandals at court. Strap yourself inand get ready for a rollercoaster ride through the romantic andpolitical liaisons of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I - and that's notall! Information on surviving Tudor buildings, such as HamptonCourt, adds a contemporary twist for readers wanting to bringhistory to life by visiting these historic sites.
The Tudors For Dummies includes:

Part I: The Early Tudors
Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Tudors
Chapter 2: Surveying the Mess the TudorsInherited
Chapter 3: Cosying Up With the First Tudor

Part II: Henry VIII
Chapter 4: What was Henry like?
Chapter 5: How Henry Ran his Kingdom
Chapter 6: Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded,Survived: The Perils of Marrying Henry
Chapter 7: Establishing a New Church: Henry and Religion

Part III: Edward VI, Mary and Philip, and Queen Mary
Chapter 8: Edward, the Child King
Chapter 9: Establishing Protestantism
Chapter 10: Northumberland, Lady Jane Grey and the Rise ofMary
Chapter 11: What Mary Did
Chapter 12: Weighing Up War and Disillusionment

Part IV: The First Elizabeth
Chapter 13: The Queen and her Team
Chapter 14: Breaking Dinner Party Rules: Discussing Religion andPolitics
Chapter 15: Tackling Battles, Plots and Revolts
Chapter 16: Making War with Spain
Chapter 17: Understanding the Trouble in Ireland
Chapter 18: Passing on the Baton - Moving from Tudors toStewarts

Part V: The Part of Tens
Chapter 19: Ten top Tudor Dates
Chapter 20: Ten Things the Tudors Did For Us
Chapter 21: Ten (Mostly) Surviving Tudor Buildings
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Introduction.

Part I. Encountering the Early Tudors.

Chapter 1. Touring the Time of the Tudors.

Chapter 2. Starting a Dynasty: Henry VII.

Part II. Handling Henry VIII.

Chapter 3. Being Bluff King Hal: Henry VIII.

Chapter 4. Running the Kingdom, Henry's Way.

Chapter 5. Six Weddings and Two Funerals: Henry VIII'sWives and Girlfriends.

Chapter 6. Building a New Church: Henry and Religion.

Part III. Remembering the Forgotten Tudors: Edward VI andMary.

Chapter 7. Ruling from the Nursery: Edward VI and HisProtectors.

Chapter 8. Encouraging Protestantism.

Chapter 9. Changing with the Times: Edward John, Jane andMary.

Chapter 10. Returning to the Old Faith: Mary I.

Chapter 11. Ending the Dream: The Last of Mary.

Part IV. Ending with Elizabeth.

Chapter 12. Dancing with Elizabeth.

Chapter 13. Choosing the Middle Way between Protestants andCatholics.

Chapter 14. Gunning for Elizabeth.

Chapter 15. Facing the Armada.

Chapter 16. Ending an Era: 1590-1603.

Part V. The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17. Ten Top Tudor People.

Chapter 18. The Things the Tudors Did for Us.

Chapter 19. Ten Top Tudor Buildings.

Chapter 20. Ten Major Tudor Events.

Chapter 21. Ten Tudor Firsts.

Index.

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Autor: David Loades
ISBN-13 :: 9780470688045
ISBN: 0470688041
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 376
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Ebook