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New Worlds, Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors, 1485-1603

Paperback. Pub Date: 2001 Pages: 448 Publisher: Penguin No period in itish history today retains more resonance and mystery than the sixteenth century The Leading figures of the time have become almost Mythical and the terrors. and grandeurs of Tudor itain. have resonance with even the least historically minded readers. Above all igden sees the key to the Tudor world as religion - the new world of Protestantism and its battle with the the old world of uniform Catholicism. This great religious rent in the faic of English society underlies the savage violence and turbulence of the period - from Henry VIII's eak with Rome to the overwhelming threat of the Spanish Armada. 'New Worlds. Lost Worlds': is a startlingly atmospheric tour de force.Contents: Prologue - new worlds. lost worlds ; rather feared than loved-Henry VII and his dominions. 1485-1509; family and friends-religion ...

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