Henry VII

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Yale University Press, 1999 - 373 sider
Founder of the Tudor dynasty, Henry VII was a crucial figure in English history. In this acclaimed study of the king's life and reign, the distinguished historian S. B. Chrimes explores the circumstances surrounding Henry's acquisition of the throne, examines the personnel and machinery of government, and surveys the king's social, political, and economic policies, law enforcement, and foreign strategy. This edition of the book includes a new critical introduction and bibliographical updating by George Bernard.
 

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An overall adequate biography of the first Tudor king. It tells of how much he had accomplished (given his lack of formal training and education) to create a dynasty for his children and grandchildren. Les hele vurderingen

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Chapter 1 TO THE BATTLE OF BOSWORTH
3
Chapter 2 ACCESSION CORONATION MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
50
Chapter 3 THE PROBLEM OF SECURITY
68
Part II The Personnel and Machinery of Government
95
Chapter 4 THE KINGS COUNCIL
97
Chapter 5 THE SEALS AND SECRETARIATS
115
Chapter 6 FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
119
Chapter 7 PARLIAMENTS AND GREAT COUNCILS
135
Chapter 14 POLICY TOWARDS WALES AND IRELAND
245
Chapter 15 FOREIGN POLICIES
272
Epilogue THE KINGS GRACE
298
APPENDICES
323
Appendix A OWEN TUDOR AND THE PRIVY COUNCIL 1437
325
Appendix B HENRY OF RICHMONDS COMPANIONS IN EXILE 14835
327
Appendix C THE ATTAINDERS OF JANUARY TO FEBRUARY
328
Appendix D THE PAPAL DISPENSATION FOR THE MARRIAGE OF HENRY VII AND ELIZABETH 1486
330

Chapter 8 JUDICATURE
147
PART III Statecraft
173
Chapter 9 LAWMAKING
175
Chapter 10 LAW ENFORCEMENT
185
Chapter 11 FISCAL AND FINANCIAL POLICY
194
Chapter 12 ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICY
219
Chapter 13 RELATIONS WITH THE CHURCH
240
Appendix E HENRY VIIS BOOKS OF PAYMENTS
332
Appendix F PORTRAITURE OF HENRY VII AND QUEEN ELIZABETH
333
SCHEDULE OF SELECTED DATES
342
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
345
INDEX
355
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S. B. Chrimes was from 1953 to 1974 head of the department of history at University College, Cardiff, the University of Wales. George Bernard is reader in Tudor history at the University of Southampton.

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