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Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I
Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I
by Charles Spencer
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On August 18, 1648, with no relief from the siege in sight, the royalist garrison holding Colchester Castle surrendered and Oliver Cromwells army firmly ended the rule of Charles I of England. To send a clear message to the fallen monarch, the rebels... (read more)

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Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
by Tracy Borman
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Thomas Cromwell has long been reviled as a Machiavellian schemer who stopped at nothing in his quest for power. As Henry VIIIs right-hand man, Cromwell was the architect of the English Reformation, secured Henrys divorce from Catherine of Aragon and... (read more)

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Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
by Peter Ackroyd
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Peter Ackroyd, one of Britains most acclaimed writers, brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life in this monumental book. Tudors is the story of Henry VIIIs relentless pursuit of both the perfect wife and the perfect heir; of how the brief reign of the... (read more)

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
by Alison Weir
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The tempestuous, bloody, and splendid reign of Henry VIII of England (1509-1547) is one of the most fascinating in all history, not least for his marriage to six extraordinary women. In this accessible work of brilliant scholarship, Alison Weir draws on... (read more)

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History of England #2: Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
History of England #2: Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
by Peter Ackroyd
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Peter Ackroyd, one of Britains most acclaimed writers, brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life in this monumental book. Tudors is the story of Henry VIIIs relentless pursuit of both the perfect wife and the perfect heir; of how the brief reign of the... (read more)

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Shire Library #818: The Tudor Reformation
Shire Library #818: The Tudor Reformation
by Richard Hayman
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Richard Hayman is a medieval, industrial and architectural historian. He is the author of the Shire books Church Bench Ends and Misericords and The Green Man.... (read more)

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Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England
Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England
by Thomas Penn
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IN 1501, ENGLAND HAD BEEN RAVAGED FOR DECADES by conspiracy, coups, and violence. Through luck, guile, and ruthlessness, Henry VII, the first of the Tudor kings, emerged as ruler—but as a fugitive with a flimsy claim to England’s throne, he... (read more)

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The Life of Elizabeth I
The Life of Elizabeth I
by Alison Weir
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Perhaps the most influential sovereign England has ever known, Queen Elizabeth I reigned prosperously for more than forty years, from 1558 until her death in 1603. During her rule, however, she remained an extremely private person, keeping her own... (read more)

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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
by Peter Ackroyd
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Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history of England, beginning the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the... (read more)

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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
by Alison Weir
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Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated reign of his daughter, Elizabeth I. But it is often forgotten that the life of the first Tudor queen, Elizabeth of York, Henry’s mother and Elizabeth&... (read more)

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The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714 (Norton Library History of England)
The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714 (Norton Library History of England)
by Christopher Hill
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During this period modern English society and a modern state began to take shape, and England's position in the world was transformed. tries to penetrate below the familiar events to grasp when happened--to ordinary English men and women as well as to... (read more)

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The Wives of Henry VIII
The Wives of Henry VIII
by Antonia Fraser
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The Elizabethan World Picture
The Elizabethan World Picture
by E M Tillyard
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Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America's Founding Fathers
Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America's Founding Fathers
by Michael Barone
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The ideals of freedom and individual rights that inspired Americas Founding Fathers did not spring from a vacuum. Along with many other defining principles of our national character, they can be traced directly back to one of the most pivotal events in... (read more)

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Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
by Claire Tomalin
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Samuel Pepys's diary gave readers a startlingly frank examination of a decade in his life. Claire Tomalin's fascinating biography chronicles Pepys's full life, and gives readers an understanding of his contemporaries, as well as insight into the history... (read more)

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de Republica Anglorum
de Republica Anglorum
by Thomas Smith
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De Republica Anglorum was written by Sir Thomas Smith in 1562 5 when he was Queen Elizabeth's ambassador to France. His avowed intention was to describe English social institutions, judicial system and governmental procedures for the benefit of... (read more)

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Death and the Virgin
Death and the Virgin
by Chris Skidmore
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In the tradition of Alison Weirs New York Times bestselling Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley, comes the most sensational crime story of Tudor England. On the morning of September 8, 1560, at the isolated manor of Cunmor place, the body... (read more)

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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
by Alison Weir
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE   New York Times bestselling author and noted British historian Alison Weir gives us the first full-scale, in-depth biography of Mary Boleyn, sister to Queen... (read more)

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The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I
The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I
by Stephen Alford
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In a Europe aflame with wars of religion and dynastic conflicts, Elizabeth I came to the throne of a realm encircled by menace. To the great Catholic powers of France and Spain, England was a heretic pariah state, a canker to be cut away for the health... (read more)

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Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne (P.S.)
Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne (P.S.)
by David Starkey
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A new portrait that casts the queen as she saw herself: not as an exceptional woman, but as an exceptional ruler Queen Elizabeth I was all too happy to play on courtly conventions of gender when it suited her andldquo;weak and feeble womanandrsquo;s... (read more)

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