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The Mid Tudors

Edward VI and Mary, 1547–1558

By Stephen J. Lee

Routledge – 2006 – 168 pages

Series: Questions and Analysis in History

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Description

Covering the period from 1547 to 1558, The Mid Tudors explores the reigns of Edward VI and Mary. Stephen J. Lee examines all the key issues debated by historians, including the question as to whether there was a mid-Tudor crisis. Using a wide variety of sources and historiography, Lee also looks at the Reformation and the Counter Reformation, as well as discussing government and foreign policy. The book starts with a chapter on Henry VIII to establish the overall perspective over the following two reigns – thereby providing a basis to examine their positive as well as negative features.

Including both a chronology and glossary of key terms, this essential A Level book provides a vital resource for all students of this fascinating period of British history.

Reviews

'The focus of the book is on evaluating the historiographical debate surrounding the Mid Tudors. In this respect the book does an excellent job.' – History Teaching Review

Contents

1. The Legacy of Henry VIII 2. Edward VI, Somerset and Northumberland 1547–53 3. The Edwardian Reformation 1547–53 4. The Marian Counter-Reformation 1553–58 5. Edwardian and Marian Foreign Policy 1547–58 6. Mary’s Rule 1553–58 7. A Mid-Tudor Crisis?

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Description: By Stephen J. Lee. Covering the period from 1547 to 1558, The Mid Tudors explores the reigns of Edward VI and Mary. Stephen J. Lee examines all the key issues debated by historians, including the question as to whether there was a mid-Tudor crisis. Using a wide variety of...
Categories: British History, Early Modern History 1500-1750