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The making of the Tudor dynasty /
Ralph A. Griffiths and Roger S. Thomas.
edition
Rev. paperback ed.
imprint
Stroud : Sutton Publishing, 2005.
description
xii, 258 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
0750937769
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Stroud : Sutton Publishing, 2005.
isbn
0750937769
general note
Previous ed.: 1985.
catalogue key
5500964
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Since the Battle of Bosworth 500 years ago, the Tudor kings and queens have attracted much popular and scholarly attention. This book traces the dynasty's rise and fall and rise again in the years before Bosworth.
Long Description
The peculiar origins of the Tudor family and the improbable saga of their rise and fall and rise again in the centuries before the Battle of Bosworth have been largely overlooked. Based on both published and manuscript aources from Britain and France, The Making of the Tudor Dynasty sets the record straight by providing the only coherant and authoritative account of the ancestors of the Tudor royal family from their beginnings in North Wales at the start of the thirteenth century, through royal English and French connections in the fifteenth century, to Henry Tudor's victory at Bosworth Field in 1485.
Long Description
Tudor monarchs have consistently attracted more popular and scholarly attention than any other royal dynasty in British history. The peculiar origins of the Tudor family and the improbable saga of their rise and fall and rise again in the centuries before the Battle of Bosworth have, however, received far less attention. Based on both published and manuscript aources from Britain and France, The Making of the Tudor Dynasty sets the record straight by providing the only coherant and authoritative account of the ancestors of the Tudor royal family from their beginnings in North Wales at the start of the thirteenth century, through royal English and French connections in the fifteenth century, to Henry Tudor's victory at Bosworth Field in 1485.
Main Description
An authoritative account of the origins of one of the most popular dynasties in history.
Main Description
Tudor monarchs have consistently attracted more popular and scholarly attention than any other royal dynasty in British history. The peculiar origins of the Tudor family and the improbable saga of their rise and fall and rise again in the centuries before the Battle of Bosworth have, however, received far less attention. Based on both published and manuscript sources from Britain and France, The Making of the Tudor Dynasty sets the record straight by providing the only coherent and authoritative account of the ancestors of the Tudor royal family from their beginnings in North Wales at the start of the 13th century, through royal English and French connections in the 15th century, to Henry Tudor's victory at Bosworth Field in 1485.
Main Description
Tudor monarchs have consistently attracted more popular and scholarly attention than any other royal dynasty in British history. The peculiar origins of the Tudor family and the improbable saga of their rise and fall and rise again in the centuries before the Battle of Bosworth have, however, received far less attention. Based on both published and manuscript sources from Britain and France, The Making of the Tudor Dynasty sets the record straight by providing the only coherent and authoritative account of the ancestors of the Tudor royal family from their beginnings in North Wales at the start of the thirteenth century, through royal English and French connections in the fifteenth century, to Henry Tudor's victory at Bosworth Field in 1485.
Table of Contents
Servants of Welsh princesp. 7
A question of allegiancep. 19
From the country to the courtp. 31
The king's brothers and the civil war, 1452-61p. 47
Jasper Tudor : the Lancastrian championp. 64
A false dawn, 1470-1p. 80
The years of exilep. 85
Claimant to a thronep. 99
The die is castp. 129
The March through Walesp. 147
Bosworth fieldp. 167
The obligations of youthp. 189
The blessings of ancestryp. 205
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